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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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  • Cuba's removal from terror list sparks outcry

    Cuba's removal from terror list sparks outcry
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama decided Tuesday to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of states that sponsor terrorism, sparking an outcry from Sen. Marco Rubio and other Cuban-American leaders in South Florida. The de-listing, which will take...
  • After soaring rhetoric, Rubio begins to outline policy positions

    After soaring rhetoric, Rubio begins to outline policy positions
    After launching his 2016 presidential campaign by declaring "yesterday is over,” Sen. Marco Rubio began filling in some of the policy details behind his lofty rhetoric in a round of media interviews. The 43-year-old brushed off comparisons to...
  • Seeking candidate with substance

    Seeking candidate with substance
    So Marco Rubio is running for president. Sorry but I'm less than thrilled. I have a tough time with him calling himself a Cuban-American when it suits his audience. I want someone who believes himself to be an American and only American. It doesn't...
  • Marco Rubio: a young man with an old idea

    Marco Rubio: a young man with an old idea
    When John F. Kennedy ran for president in 1960, claiming to represent a new generation of leadership, my maternal grandmother, Catherine Murray, was an old lady. (At least that’s how I saw her; at 52, she was younger than I am now.) But she was...
  • Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters

    Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters
    Rubio's consolation? In the event that Marco Rubio does not advance in the Republican primary season to the nomination for his party, he should be on a short list of prospective ambassadors to Cuba. Whether it is a President Rand Paul or Hillary...
  • Jeff Ashton, Daniel Webster: weekend guests

    Jeff Ashton, Daniel Webster: weekend guests
    In local public-affairs programs this weekend: Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton talks to "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. Another guest is Danny Banks, the special agent in charge of the Florida Department...
  • Primary fix may be self-serving but needed

    Primary fix may be self-serving but needed
    In 2007, Florida tried to jump to the front of the line by changing the date of its presidential preference primary from mid-March to late January. The idea, pushed by then House Speaker Marco Rubio, was to give the state more clout in picking...
  • Gravis Poll: Bush, Walker lead Florida GOP

    Gravis Poll: Bush, Walker lead Florida GOP
    The Scott Walker bandwagon seems to be rolling even in Florida, where the Wisconsin governor is running head-to-head with favorite son Jeb Bush and way ahead of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio in a new presidential primary poll released by Gravis Insights. The...
  • Panel backs March 15 presidential primary date for Florida

    Panel backs March 15 presidential primary date for Florida
    TALLAHASSEE --  Just a day after a House committee approved the idea, a Senate panel Tuesday backed a bill that would lead to Florida's 2016 presidential primary being held on March 15. The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee unanimously approved a...
  • Marco Rubio gives big interview to ABC

    Marco Rubio gives big interview to ABC
    Before Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., announces his political plans on Monday, he will talk to ABC's George Stephanopoulos in Miami. The interview will be "just a few hours before the Florida senator will announce whether he will run for president in 2016," ...
  • Marco Rubio's running: 6 things you probably didn't know about the senator

    Marco Rubio's running: 6 things you probably didn't know about the senator
    Sen. Marco Rubio became the third official GOP presidential candidate Monday, confirming to a group of donors that he is running for the nation's highest office, according to Associated Press. A formal public announcement in Miami is expected later in...