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Rubio Tears Into Rex Tillerson During Confirmation Hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 8:30am 1/12/2017 at 8:30am

Meow. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) came out with the claws during the hearing for former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state.

Rubio started by asking Tillerson if he considers Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal. Tillerson, who ran a company that had many deals with...

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As Florida Senate Race Heats Up, Democrats Move In to Back Murphy

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-poll-rubio-murphy-hold-huge-leads-in-u-s-senate-primaries-20160825-story.html
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/29/2016 at 5:30pm
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-poll-rubio-murphy-hold-huge-leads-in-u-s-senate-primaries-20160825-story.html

The Florida Senate race is starting to look a lot like the presidential race, at least in terms of wildly fluctuating numbers amongst polls and significant changes reported almost daily.

Marco Rubio (R-FL) is running against newly-mined Democrat and Representative of Florida’s 18th district Patrick Murphy (D-FL), and the race currently stands...

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Cruz, Rubio Among Republicans Sticking With Trump

https://youtu.be/cGkS0NVkyCM
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 11:30am 10/12/2016 at 11:30am
https://youtu.be/cGkS0NVkyCM

Amidst the multitudes of reports on the scores of Republicans

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Poll: Rubio Jumps to 7-point Lead Over Murphy in Florida Senate Race

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 3, 2016 at 6:00pm 10/3/2016 at 6:00pm

As the November election looms closer, the hotly-contested Senate race in Florida is shifting significantly in Marco Rubio’s favor.  The latest Mason-Dixon poll shows him jumping from a 3 point lead over Patrick Murphy in August to a 7 point lead.

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Rubio, Heck Stop To Assist Victims of Car Crash

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/1/2016 at 5:30pm

The Senator and Congressman were just driving along and saw people in need of assistance, so they stopped to help.

The Wheeling News Register reports:

Around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, two members of Congress, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Joe Heck, stopped along Interstate 70 near The Highlands after seeing the wreckage of the...

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New Polling: Rubio Shows Big Lead Over Murphy in Re-election Battle

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7:00pm 9/19/2016 at 7:00pm

Polling is looking good for Sen. Marco Rubio.

What began as a close race has turned in favor of the freshman Senator.

The last round of polls show Rubio up with a solid 6.5ish point lead.

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Rubio’s New Terror Gun Bill: “Toothless” “Sham” or Viable Solution?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 7:15pm 9/17/2016 at 7:15pm

As Marco Rubio faces a tough battle for his Senate seat in Florida, he introduces a new gun bill aimed at limiting terrorist access to guns.

The legislation, according to Rubio‘s Senate website, “builds on some of the best ideas that have been proposed, and improves them in ways that I hope...

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The Skinny: Florida and Arizona Primary Roundup

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7:00am 8/31/2016 at 7:00am

Florida and Arizona held their down-ballot primary elections yesterday.

Lots of races, but here are the highlights:

Florida:

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Florida Senate Race: Rubio, Murphy Likely To Win Tuesday’s Primary

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-poll-rubio-murphy-hold-huge-leads-in-u-s-senate-primaries-20160825-story.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 4:30pm 8/28/2016 at 4:30pm
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-poll-rubio-murphy-hold-huge-leads-in-u-s-senate-primaries-20160825-story.html

Back in May, I wrote about Harry Reid being “fairly certain” that Democrats can retake the Senate this year.  He has reason to be fairly certain in part because Republicans are defending f...

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WATCH LIVE: Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 7:00pm 7/20/2016 at 7:00pm

Welcome to our live coverage of the third night of this year’s Republican National Convention! Primetime speeches kick off at 7:30 EST.

Watch speakers live and see real time commentary from political media and LI authors. I’ll be updating throughout the evening as the situation warrants. Full speeches can be found beneath...

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Rubio’s Running for Reelection

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 10:59am 6/22/2016 at 10:59am

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has decided to run for reelection, he confirmed to Fox News’ Chris Wallace on Wednesday. Fox News posted a short clip on Twitter; the full interview will air at 6 pm Eastern Time.

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Republican Senators Rail Against Trump’s Attacks on Judge Curiel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/6/2016 at 5:30pm

Donald Trump lashed out at the federal judge presiding over the Trump University fraud case, claiming his Mexican heritage made him ineligible to properly dispense justice. Because of course.

Though Trump’s verbal assault against Judge Gonzalo Curiel began earlier this year, Trump cranked them to eleven last week. “I’m building a...

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The tough choice facing GOP politicians who criticized Trump

http://suindependent.com/utah-presidential-primary-2016-poll-favors-trump-rubio/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 11:00am 5/29/2016 at 11:00am
http://suindependent.com/utah-presidential-primary-2016-poll-favors-trump-rubio/

Ever since it became obvious that Trump would win the GOP nomination (and even before that), we’ve had the phenomenon of GOP officeholders and/or former rival candidates jumping on the Trump train. Ben Carson was one of the first, but he certainly isn’t the last, and the list includes people...

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Marco Rubio Photo Op with CIA operative who captured Che Guevara

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Marco-Rubio-Takes-Photo-Op-with-Ches-Assassin-20160426-0056.html
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 7:30pm 4/30/2016 at 7:30pm
http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Marco-Rubio-Takes-Photo-Op-with-Ches-Assassin-20160426-0056.html

Marco Rubio may be out of the 2016 presidential race, but he’s making news for a photo op with Felix Rodriguez.

Rodriguez is a former CIA operative who famously helped capture the communist revolutionary, right-hand man to ruthless dictators, and mass murderer Che Guevara. (Rodriguez denies actually killing Guevara —...

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Trying to explain the Wisconsin results

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 8, 2016 at 1:00pm 4/8/2016 at 1:00pm

On the face of it, answering the question as to what happened in the GOP primary in Wisconsin seems like a no-brainer. As Edward Morrissey writes, Trump shot himself in the foot—dissing popular governor Scott Walker, and flubbing abortion questions—and ended...

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Rubio Wants to Hold Delegates for Contested Convention

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8:30am 3/31/2016 at 8:30am

Marco Rubio may have suspended his presidential campaign but he’s still having an impact on the Republican primary process. He wants to hold onto his delegates for a contested convention and as usual, it’s all about Trump.

NBC News reports:

Rubio Makes Unprecedented Bid to Keep Delegates for Contested Convention

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Rubio is Done with Government

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 18, 2016 at 6:45pm 3/18/2016 at 6:45pm

Tuesday night, a tearful Senator Rubio quoted Proverbs 16:9 and then announced he would be ending his presidential campaign.

In the days that followed, Sen. Rubio revealed he wouldn’t pursue another government post.

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