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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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  • Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2

    Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2
    There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...
  • Dr. Ben Carson announces his retirement, hints at political future

    Dr. Ben Carson announces his retirement, hints at political future
    – Johns Hopkins Hospital's Dr. Ben Carson tested the political waters Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where many said he would be a popular Republican contender for the White House. Carson's speech was met with several...
  • Reform for people or for politics?

    Reform for people or for politics?
    In 2006, the last time Congress took a serious look at comprehensive immigration reform, hundreds of thousands of immigrants, legal and illegal, marched through the streets of the nation's cities. The resulting media coverage was filled with stories about...
  • Greener power

    Greener power
    For all the hysteria generated by climate-change deniers over how reducing greenhouse gas emissions would be disastrous for consumers and the economy, Maryland and the other eight states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are demonstrating that...
  • GOP to showcase Rubio as new face of party

    GOP to showcase Rubio as new face of party
    In the Republican Party's developing effort to put on a new face after November's presidential defeat, the latest gesture is trotting out freshman Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to deliver the GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union...
  • Two cheers for rebranding

    Two cheers for rebranding
    Ever since Mitt Romney lost the presidential election, there's been a lot of talk about how the Republican Party needs to "rebrand" itself. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants, among other things, for the GOP to stop being "the stupid party." Rep. Paul...
  • Bring on the midterms: GOP still has plenty of opportunity for gains

    Bring on the midterms: GOP still has plenty of opportunity for gains
    Last week's column chronicled a dire set of circumstances regarding our economy and culture at the onset of Obama II. This status quo is complicated by an aggressive liberal establishment attempting to take advantage of the president's post-election...
  • Obama and Rubio: A study in contrasts

    Obama and Rubio: A study in contrasts
    The anticipated verbal duel Tuesday evening between President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida -- the former in his State of the Union address and the latter in the official Republican response -- was an obvious mismatch. It...
  • Recycling old and failed ideas

    Recycling old and failed ideas
    President Barack Obama's approach to so-called "climate change" appears to include recycling old ideas. In his State of the Union address, the president recycled the idea of spending more on education, though we are still getting unsatisfactory...
  • A 'path' to meaningful reform

    A 'path' to meaningful reform
    The road to meaningful U.S. immigration reform will no doubt prove rocky and difficult, but at least Washington has taken its first big step on the most critical part of the route — down the so-called "path to citizenship" that now has bipartisan...
  • A divided GOP looks inward

    A divided GOP looks inward
    No political party enjoys losing an election, but a healthy party reacts to defeat — after a suitable period of grieving — by trying to figure out what went wrong. That's what Democrats did in the late 1980s after a string of failed...
  • Is anybody sad that Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate?

    Is anybody sad that Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate?
    In a profession like politics and in a town like the nation's capital, the phenomenon of a U.S. senator voluntarily surrendering his seat for a think-tank job would have been unthinkable some years ago. The decision of Republican Jim DeMint of South...