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Checking Marco Rubio's claim from maiden speech about U.S. innovation



Marco Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants, played up the successes of America in his first U.S. Senate speech Tuesday.

Among them, he claimed, that Americans invented mobile phones, e-mail, Internet and GPS. PolitiFact Florida wondered if he was right.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 8:50pm]


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