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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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  • Partisanship's anniversary: 2000 race ushered in era of animosity

    Partisanship's anniversary: 2000 race ushered in era of animosity
    Thirteen years ago today, after 36 days of nasty skirmishing over Florida’s contested presidential vote, George W. Bush formally won the 2000 election. The day before, the U.S. Supreme Court had cleared the way for him to become the 43rd president...
  • Iowa Poll on 2016 presidential race an occasion for fantasy politics

    WASHINGTON -- Three years before the next presidential election, Republican also-rans are making noises about trying again. The most conspicuous is former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won the Iowa caucuses in 2008 but quickly faded and pivoted to...
  • Polls show home-state favorites among would-be 2016 candidates

    The 2016 presidential field is a long way from sorting out. In fact, as of now there is no officially declared field, just a small platoon of wannabes and talked-about possibilities. As this story notes, the prospects include an unusually large number...
  • Douglas C. Lyons: Once upon a time, Sen. Marco Rubio was the man

    Dear Santa, I usually don't make so public a request, but my Christmas wish is for Florida's junior senator. Marco Rubio had a bad year politically, and he could use some help if he wants to do better in the future. 2013 began with a lot of promise....
  • Error on medical bill? There is hope

    Error on medical bill? There is hope
    It's Christmas Eve, so I thought a story of hope was in order. If you've ever tried to resolve an error on a medical bill, then you know hope can be hard to come by. Persuading a hospital or insurance company to admit that it overcharged, billed for a...
  • A Beltway pundit's cloudy crystal ball

    To err is human. To err twice a week, you have to be a columnist. In 2012, I cemented my reputation as a pundit by making some notable blunders — predicting, for example, that the presidential election would be too close to call. The race was...
  • After months testing waters, Charlie Crist upends governor's race

    After months testing waters, Charlie Crist upends governor's race
    Get ready for the second coming of Crist. When Charlie Crist stepped to the microphones Monday in St. Petersburg, he instantly changd the dynamics of Florida politics and set in motion a 52-week campaign that could end up making history: a former...
  • Rubio: U.S. should speak loudly and carry a big stick

    Rubio: U.S. should speak loudly and carry a big stick
    WASHINGTON -- Going almost country by country, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio this morning criticized nearly every major foreign policy decision made by President Barack Obama since 2009 and -- in a nod to his own White House ambitions -- called for more robust U....
  • Florida voters favor a Clinton-Bush matchup in 2016

    Florida voters favor a Clinton-Bush matchup in 2016
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters seem to want a blast from the past when it comes to the White House. A Quinnipiac University poll released Friday suggests voters here prefer former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as the Republican nominee for president in 2016, and...
  • Stephen Goldstein: When help is needed, don't look for Rubio

       The millions of victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines are lucky Florida's Sen. Marco Rubio and tea party-Republicans don't represent them; if they did, they wouldn't be sending help to the victims anytime soon. Instead, they'd be playing...
  • 11/24

    To all Republicans, tea partyers and President Obama haters: Stop the blaming. The man did not cause this health-care mess. He's giving affordable health care to everyone. I feel bad we didn't know President Obama is a charter member of the liars club....