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Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio
Marco Antonio Rubio (born May 28, 1971) is an American politician and lawyer. Rubio was the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives during the 2007 and 2008 legislative sessions. He was first elected to the Florida House as a Republican on January 25, 2000, from the 111th district.
Marco Antonio Rubio (born May 28, 1971) is an American politician and lawyer. Rubio was the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives during the 2007 and 2008 legislative sessions. He was first elected to the Florida House as a Republican on January 25, 2000, from the 111th district. « Show less

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  • Rubio is trying to stand up for Cuba, but sanctions only hurt Cubans

    Rubio is trying to stand up for Cuba, but sanctions only hurt Cubans
    "With all due respect." That's a fitting sentiment to express to Cuban-Americans angered by President  Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba. Their emotions run deep, an indication of the decades of loss and hardship they and...
  • Mitch McConnell ready to do battle, but strategy uncertain

    WASHINGTON Cuba. Coal. Immigration. The Keystone XL pipeline. And that's just for openers. Republican Mitch McConnell becomes the Senate's majority leader in two weeks, a role he's been eager to fill for years. He's also eager to challenge President...
  • Governors may not have edge in 2016 presidential race

    In 1947, U.S. historian Wilfred E. Binkley took stock of the 13 men who had been president since the end of the Civil War and reached a stark conclusion: Governorship was “a training school for successful presidents.” The seven ex-governors on...
  • Cuba libre!

    (EDITOR'S NOTE: Please add the accent mark to libre in this column.) Is it possible to hold two seemingly contradictory thoughts about the president's decision to partially end the half-century embargo against Cuba? Can one agree with conservative...
  • Exclusive: Senate Republican leader McConnell opposes Obama on Cuba

    Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he opposed U.S. President Barack Obama's plans to normalize relations with Cuba, and spoke of steps lawmakers might take to rein in the new policy. Interviewed by Reuters, McConnell also said that...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: The U.S.-Cuban relationship is a complicated one

    WASHINGTON Thirty years or so ago, Bill Steif, a friend, colleague and foreign affairs expert, opined that if the Eisenhower and then Kennedy Administrations had been smart, they could have smothered the Cuban menace with economic kindness and saved...
  • Rubio's machine is tops in raising money, but not in sharing it

    WASHINGTON For Marco Rubio and his leadership political action committee, a lot of money comes in. But when it comes to supporting his fellow candidates, not a lot goes out. Rubio, a Republican senator from West Miami, Fla., and a potential...
  • Marco Rubio: Jeb Bush a true conservative

    Marco Rubio: Jeb Bush a true conservative
    Marco Rubio blasted Rand Paul but said Jeb Bush would be a credible candidate if the former Florida governor decides to run for president. On ABC's "This Week," Florida's Republican senator said he had not decided whether to seek the White House in...
  • Mimes, Cuba and gay marriage: Letters

    Mimes, Cuba and gay marriage: Letters
    Bring back the mimes It was a shock to read in Wednesday's Sentinel that SeaWorld has laid off the three mimes who have worked at the park for more than 20 years. Seriously, SeaWorld? What are managers thinking? Obviously, someone needs to do some...
  • Obama, Marco Rubio, Sony CEO: weekend guests

    Obama, Marco Rubio, Sony CEO: weekend guests
    UPDATED: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be a guest on three Sunday morning programs, and President Barack Obama will be on one. The Sunday morning guest list: Obama and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talk to CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon....
  • Paul-Rubio feud over Cuba a preview of GOP's 2016 foreign policy debate?

    Paul-Rubio feud over Cuba a preview of GOP's 2016 foreign policy debate?
    Two of the Republican Party's top White House hopefuls clashed sharply Friday over President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy, a harbinger of a growing GOP rift over foreign affairs that could shape the party's 2016 presidential primaries. Sen. Rand...