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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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  • Require budget cuts for disaster aid?: Front Burner

    Require budget cuts for disaster aid?: Front Burner
    The good news: Florida has enjoyed nearly 10 years of hurricane-free living. The bad news: Experts say that drought means ill winds soon will blow. Over that decade, Florida's population has grown, and more homes and businesses to cater to that enlarged...
  • Time is now to change law on Cuban immigration

    Time is now  to change law on Cuban immigration
    When it comes to this week's historic talks on normalizing relations with Cuba, many people in South Florida remain deeply divided. But when it comes to changing the immigration policy that gives preferential treatment to Cubans, an extraordinary...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Will taxing the rich save America's middle class?

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed raising taxes on the rich in order to fund programs that will benefit the middle class, including a tax cut for middle-income wage earners. "The notion ... that in order for some people to do better, someone...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of the U.S. Congress next month as lawmakers weigh legislation that would tighten sanctions on Iran. The invitation to...
  • GOP response to Obama speech includes immigration, but only in Spanish

    Spanish- and English-speaking audiences received different messages Tuesday night during the official Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address. Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo, who delivered the Spanish-language response,...
  • More lawmakers joining president in using State of the Union guests to make political points

    To see the other stars of the State of the Union Tuesday night, you had to look up — way up, to the visitors' gallery circling the room above President Barack Obama's head. Lawmakers, no longer content to be a formal — and sometimes hostile...
  • Republicans criticize Obama's State of the Union as partisan

    Lacking the presidential bully pulpit but boasting the largest congressional majority in generations, ‎top Republicans accused President Obama of loading his State of the Union address with partisan priorities instead of demonstrating the leadership...
  • Obama in State of the Union: Tax the wealthy, help the middle class, no surrender to GOP

    Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle...
  • U.S.-Cuba talks could forge cooperation

    U.S.-Cuba talks could forge cooperation
    Cuban fraudsters and other fugitives who have plundered Medicare and preyed upon Florida victims for decades suddenly face a growing threat of prosecution because of closer ties between the United States and Cuba. Talks between the two adversaries...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Republicans don't need to 'show they can govern'

    Now that Republicans are in control of both chambers of Congress, what should they do? "Prove they can govern," says a CNN headline. "Show they can govern," suggests the New York Times. "Prove that we can govern with maturity," offers Sen. Cory Gardner,...
  • Marco Rubio says he's 'down to the last decision' on 2016 presidential run

    Marco Rubio says he's 'down to the last decision' on 2016 presidential run
    Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that he is at the final stages of deciding whether to run for the Republican presidential nomination, telling reporters that he is aware the clock is running. His wife and children are supportive of a run if he decides to...