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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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  • Only half of Iowa Republican caucus-goers care if 2016 candidates attend straw poll

    WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidates who skip the Iowa Straw Poll in August aren't likely to pay much of a price for their decisions. Only 51 percent of likely Republican caucus-goers in the latest Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa...
  • Christie faults GOP for sounding unwelcoming to Latinos

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faulted his party Wednesday for its unwelcoming tone at times to minority voters. In a speech to a Latino Coalition small business conference, the potential Republican presidential contender also boasted about getting 51...
  • Kansas Republican aims to break stalemate in Congress over Cuba embargo

    WASHINGTON With efforts to lift the Cuban embargo stalled in Congress, a pro-trade senator from Kansas will try to break the stalemate on Thursday by offering new legislation designed to win over his reluctant Republican colleagues. Republican Sen. Jerry...
  • 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...