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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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  • Another Floridian could run for president

    Voters in the 2016 presidential election may have three Floridians on the ballot. Two of them you can probably guess. Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush long have been considered potential candidates. Who's the third? Mike Huckabee. You...
  • An early handicapping of Republican presidential field

    In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. It's sobering to recall that less...
  • Libertarians shift conservative take on Ferguson

    Libertarians shift conservative take on Ferguson
    The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has produced a rare and surprisingly unified response across the ideological spectrum, with Republicans and Democrats joining to decry the tactics of the city's police...
  • Clinton's lead over GOP candidates shrinking

    WASHINGTON Potential Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's lead over a crowded prospective Republican field has narrowed and her support has slipped below 50 percent, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Clinton remains ahead of...
  • GOP tries to lure minorities

    GOP tries to lure minorities
    After six years of bending to hurricane winds of narrow tea party backlash against President Barack Obama, the 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls seem to be rising up like visitors to Oz — with a heart, courage and a brain. "Idea conservatism"...
  • Slugfest of Florida governor's race promises to intensify

    In Florida's bareknuckle governor's race, it's as if the 2010 campaign season never ended. The Florida Democratic Party on Thursday announced a digital media effort to highlight a sealed deposition that damaged Rick Scott on the campaign trail four years...
  • Bipartisan bill would tighten rules on campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation to streamline how colleges handle cases of sexual assault. The Campus Safety and Accountability Act would increase penalties for colleges that break federal laws and, among...
  • Chan Lowe: The gay marriage rulings

    Chan Lowe: The gay marriage rulings
    There are more than a handful of state legislators and members of Congress who are running away from their one-time rock-solid moral stance against marriage equality.   I’m guessing that the only time the topic of gay marriage will even be...
  • Senators earn an 'A' for plan to curb sexual assaults in college

    Senators earn an 'A' for plan to curb sexual assaults in college
    Sen. Marco Rubio doesn't have much time for Democrats. But he does have two daughters. And so it was that Wednesday morning, he found himself standing in solidarity with a bipartisan group of senators that included Democrats Kirsten Gillibrand and...
  • Campus Sex Assault Reform Legislation Offered by Blumenthal, Others

    A bipartisan group of eight senators introduced legislation Wednesday that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of the bill's Democratic proponents, likened to a bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses. "The broad principles of...
  • 'Chain Gang' Charlie seeks one more comeback

       Charlie Crist would be "honored" to have President Obama campaign with him. That declaration may demonstrate Crist's desperation, given Obama's 42-percent approval rating, but it reminds us of how Chain Gang Charlie came to be Chastened Charlie. The...
  • U.S. senators pledge support for Israel in wake of ground operation

    U.S. senators pledge support for Israel in wake of ground operation
    Hours after the Israel Defense Forces began its ground operation in the Gaza Strip on July 17, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) spoke on the Senate floor to express their support of Israel and its operation, while...