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This “Not One Red Cent” blogger can fall in love with Marco Rubio again

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:00am 4/23/2015 at 9:00am
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SHREVEPORT –About six years ago, in May 2009, I received an outraged email from Stacy McCain. He had just learned that the NRSC (National Republican Senatorial Committee) had endorsed Charlie Crist in the 2010 Florida Senate race fifteen months before the primary.

As you may recall, Mel Martinez was retiring and so...

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Bad translation misrepresents Rubio’s immigration comments

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 7:30pm 4/19/2015 at 7:30pm
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Breitbart News caused a stink when it reported on presidential candidate Marco Rubio’s alleged comments on Obama’s unilateral executive immigration programs.

The headline inaccurately suggested that Rubio supported President Obama’s executive immigration overreach. As we will discuss, this was only one of numerous mistranslations.

The latest offense involves Senator Rubio’s recent interview about...

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Talking gangster rap with Marco Rubio

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6:00pm 4/18/2015 at 6:00pm
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Now that he’s officially running for President, Sen. Rubio’s affinity for rap and hip-hop is back in the spotlight.

Earlier this week, Sen. Rubio was asked if he would be willing to demonstrate his skill of ‘spit rapping lyrics’ on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Citing the inappropriateness of the lyrics, Rubio declined to...

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GOP presidential hopeful fundraising roundup

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 1:30pm 4/16/2015 at 1:30pm
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Thus far, the GOP presidential field officially includes three of the Senate’s best. We’re still waiting on the Governors to join the party.

It’s still early, but how are the current candidates fairing on the fundraising front?

Ted Cruz

The first to hop in the race, Cruz raised $ 4.3 million in...

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Marco Rubio Presidential Announcement (LIVE)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 13, 2015 at 5:45pm 4/13/2015 at 5:45pm
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The event starts at 6 p.m.

We will have live stream, and Twitter feed at bottom of post.

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Harry Reid’s obstructionism used against GOP candidates

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7:30pm 4/12/2015 at 7:30pm
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So far, two first-term GOP senators have declared their presidential candidacy (Cruz and Paul), with Rubio set to do so Monday.

On both sides of the aisle, there are a lot of questions and concern as people wonder what these first-termers have accomplished.  This is, of course, a fair question to ask,...

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Can conservatives fall in love again with Marco Rubio?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 10, 2015 at 7:30pm 4/10/2015 at 7:30pm
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Marco Rubio is set to announce a run for President on Monday.

We haven’t talked a lot about Marco recently, ever since the immigration debacle, from which he has backed away.  (Like Scott Walker?) That event seemed to take him off the radar.

But why?

We remember Marco. The insurgent Tea Party candidate who...

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Marco Rubio Nears Presidential Announcement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2:04pm 3/29/2015 at 2:04pm
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It looks as though senator Marco Rubio is preparing to announce a 2016 run for president in two weeks and his choice of venue may hold some symbolism.

Alex Isenstadt and Marc Caputo of Politico:

Marco Rubio looks to...

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Marco Rubio in Epic Defense of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8:30am 3/20/2015 at 8:30am
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Senator Marco Rubio gave one of the best speeches of his career yesterday when he took to the floor in defense of Israel while calling out its critics, including President Obama.

Alyssa Canobbio of the Washington Free Beacon reported:

Rubio Delivers Blistering Speech on...

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Rubio to Democrats: Don’t Boycott Netanyahu Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 3:30pm 2/14/2015 at 3:30pm
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Some Democrats are planning to boycott Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next month because they view John Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu as an insult to Obama.

Senator Marco Rubio spoke out on Thursday, urging Democrats not to boycott the speech.

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

Rubio Urges Democrats to Not Boycott Netanyahu

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Likely GOP 2016 Field Diverse but Not Hyphenated

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 26, 2014 at 11:21am 12/26/2014 at 11:21am
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Ballotpedia lists the following Democrats (in alphabetical order) as potential 2016 presidential candidates:

Joe Biden
Hillary Clinton
Andrew Cuomo
Kirsten Gillibrand
Amy Klobuchar
Martin O’Malley
Bernie Sanders
Brian Schweitzer
Party Mark Warner
Elizabeth Warren
Jim Webb

My goodness.  Not much divers...

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Rubio is winning the media war

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 3:07pm 12/21/2014 at 3:07pm
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Rand Paul may have drawn first blood in the War on the War on Obama’s Cuba Policy©, but it’s Marco Rubio who is set to finish this thing with his reputation intact.

Today, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appeared on ABC’s This Week and nailed fellow Republican and Senate colleague Rand Paul...

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Did Obama’s new Cuba policy just launch Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7:00am 12/18/2014 at 7:00am
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As the son of parents who left Cuba for a better life in America, this is a subject Rubio cares about deeply.

He’s also extremely well versed in the history of America’s relationship with Cuba as you’ll see in the videos below.

Watching these videos, though, I can’t help wonder whether Obama’s new...

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Rubio on immigration: Executive action is the “single greatest impediment to moving forward.”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 4:50pm 8/3/2014 at 4:50pm
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Senator Marco Rubio appeared on FOX News Sunday today and was asked some tough questions by host Chris Wallace with regard to the border and immigration.

While Rubio clearly articulated a three point plan to deal with the problems, he pointed out that the biggest obstacle at the moment is the president.

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Due Process for accused not a priority in campus sexual assault reform bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:00am 8/1/2014 at 7:00am
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On July 30, 2014, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) helped introduce the “Campus Accountability and Safety Act,” a bipartisan initiative aimed at forcing universities to address and curb the problem of sexual assault on college campuses.

During a press conference Wednesday, the coalition pushing the Act emphasized problems with existing policies, saying that...

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WATCH LIVE: Cruz “filibusters” to #MakeDCListen on defunding Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 3:21pm 9/24/2013 at 3:21pm
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Senator Ted Cruz is currently “filibustering” on the Senate floor to #MakeDCListen on defunding Obamacare.  According to various pundits and outlets, this is not technically a filibuster of course, but Professor Jacobson explains that a vote for cloture is a vote for Harry Reid.

Live Twitter feed at bottom of post.

Update: It’s...

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natural born Citizens: Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, Ted Cruz

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 9:05am 9/3/2013 at 9:05am
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I believe Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz to be “natural born Citizens” and eligible to be President.  Here’s why.

1. Summary

There are few eligibility requirements to be President.  You don’t have to be smart, wise, experienced, honest, educated, or a particular gender or race.

Article II, Section 1, of the Constitution provides, in pertinent...

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