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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

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 11:00am 5/29/2016 at 11:00am

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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Super Duper Republican Tuesday Eve Roundup

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:45pm 3/14/2016 at 5:45pm

It’s Super Tuesday (again) Eve!

Tomorrow, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, and Ohio have will hold their primary elections. Florida and Ohio are winner-take-all states; no delegate splitting in either.

Here’s the latest from the wild world of campaigns:

Florida’s Attorney General endorses Trump

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Rubio Encourages Supporters to Vote for John Kasich in Ohio

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 11, 2016 at 1:04pm 3/11/2016 at 1:04pm

Officials from Marco Rubio’s campaign are encouraging Ohio-based supporters to vote for John Kasich in the upcoming primary. Why? Strategic voting — as it’s termed. Rubio is unlikely to cary Ohio, but encouraging supporters to toss their votes behind Kasich might help keep Ohio out of Trump’s win column.

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LIVE REACTIONS: CNN GOP Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8:30pm 3/10/2016 at 8:30pm

Welcome to our live coverage of tonight’s GOP debate.

How to watch:

When and where is the debate? The Republican debate will be held at the University of Miami at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday.

How can I watch it? It will be broadcast live on CNN, as well as live-streamed online at CNN.com...

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Not-Quite-Super Republican Tuesday

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 1:00pm 3/8/2016 at 1:00pm

Here’s the primary/caucus schedule today, followed by Real Clear politics poll averages:

Mississippi · 40 delegates

Last poll closes at 8:00 PM ET

There’s only one recent (2/29) poll, showing Trump ahead by 24 points.  Fair to assume Trump will win, but I doubt it’s by 24 points.

Michigan · 59 delegates

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RNC Rule 40 may create an absurd undemocratic result, and should be changed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 10:10am 3/8/2016 at 10:10am

The Rules Of The Republican Party deal with the organization and operation of the Republican Party, including everything from apportioning delegates to the national convention, to how to change the rules themselves.

What if I told you that the RNC had a rule that under some circumstances could result in no candidate’s...

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Rubio at CPAC: “Ronald Reagan looked and acted nothing like Donald Trump”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30pm 3/5/2016 at 2:30pm

Marco Rubio spoke at CPAC this morning.

Based on the video, it looked like a full house and enthusiastic crowd. The Washington Times reports:

Sen. Marco Rubio of Fl...

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