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Marco Rubio comes under attack from Republican rivals at New Hampshire debate

Marco Rubio comes under attack from Republican rivals at New Hampshire debate

A new state brought a new target as Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio was repeatedly thrown on the defensive Saturday night in an often-testy debate filled with needling exchanges over leadership and which candidate has the achievements and integrity to step into the White House.

Rubio, a freshman Florida senator who has been climbing in polls after an unexpectedly strong third-place finish in Iowa, faced rough going from the start when he was asked about what rivals said was a thin Washington resume.

Among his accomplishments, Rubio cited work for his constituents and support for legislation sanctioning terrorist groups, drawing a withering response from New...

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