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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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  • RedBlueAmerica: What do Marco Rubio's finances tell us about his fitness to be president?

    Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is one of the leading contenders for the GOP presidential nomination. The New York Times this week reported he has not always been a wise steward of his money. When an $800,000 payment to write a book held out the promise of...
  • Ann McFeatters: Candidates' overseas tours produce little but laughs

    WASHINGTON Of the silly traditions involving running for the White House, the going-abroad-to-show-my-foreign-policy-credentials ritual ranks worst, except for eating fried dough at county fairs. As bemused Europeans look on, the quadrennial parade of...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership is making for strange political bedfellows

    In a case of strange bedfellows, many Republican presidential hopefuls are allying with President Barack Obama on his major trade initiative. Stranger yet, some Republican contenders are attacking Hillary Clinton for not supporting the president. The...
  • Scott Walker says supporters have suggested Walker-Rubio 2016 ticket

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday talked positively about a Republican presidential ticket potentially announced even before the first nomination balloting that would include himself and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. Walker, 47, isn't expected to...
  • Jeb Bush maintains Florida lead, Marco Rubio surges

    Jeb Bush maintains Florida lead, Marco Rubio surges
    As former Gov. Jeb Bush prepares to formally announce next week what everyone already knows — that he's running for president — a poll out Thursday shows he's maintaining his front-runner status among Florida Republicans. But U.S. Sen....
  • Senate panel denounces 'war crimes' in Syria

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved a bill that condemns violence in Syria and calls on the State Department to report to Congress on war crimes and crimes against humanity in the country. The bill denounces the use of chemical weapons,...
  • Rubio's real estate dealings often a drag on his finances

    Rubio's real estate dealings often a drag on his finances
    During Marco Rubio's first year in the Florida Legislature in 2000, the 29-year-old lawmaker filled out the required forms detailing his personal finances. On the line listing his net worth, Rubio wrote: "0." Since then, he has risen to lead the state...
  • Nominees get campaign cash for lip service in Puerto Rico

    Nominees get campaign cash for lip service in Puerto Rico
    In August last year, I wrote a commentary for the Sentinel titled "Hispanics could decide who will lead the nation in 2016," in which I predicted Hispanics would play a key role in the next presidential elections and possibly run for president or vice...
  • In Iowa, Pawlenty's short campaign still casts long shadow

    Long before the 2012 Iowa caucuses, Tim Pawlenty was already out of the race for president. Yet his short-lived campaign lives on, casting a shadow over the Republicans now wooing voters in the state that kicks off the White House contest. Four years...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Can Marco Rubio save the GOP in 2016?

    WASHINGTON The Republican presidential field looks unusually diverse this cycle an African-American (Ben Carson), an Indian-American (Bobby Jindal), a woman (Carly Fiorina) and a Hispanic, or, if you prefer, a Cuban (Marco Rubio). One candidate is married...
  • Albert Hunt: Conservative court win may backfire on Republicans

    The Supreme Court could make June the cruelest month for Republicans. The court will hand down two decisions fraught with political implications. One will decide whether same-sex marriage is protected by the Constitution, and the other whether to throw...