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Marco Antonio Rubio

    Marco Rubio is a Republican U.S. senator elected in 2010 to represent Florida. He defeated Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, an independent candidate, and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, a Democratic candidate, in an unusual three-way Senate race. Rubio previously served in the Florida House of Representatives, including two years as House Speaker.

    Marco Rubio was born in Miami on May 28, 1971, his parents both Cuban exiles. He graduated from the University of Florida and the University of Miami Law School. He and his wife, Jeanette Dousdebes-Rubio, live in West Miami with their four children.

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      Jeb Bush, still struggling to find his footing in the season of Trump, is putting his focus on New Hampshire.

    2. Herman Cain: 'Jeb Bush has been doing nothing but losing'


      Herman Cain — remember him? — isn’t happy with Jeb Bush, who last week in Sarasota cited the 2012 former presidential candidate as evidence that current …

    3. Jeb Bush's latest ad features Medal of Honor recipients


      Jeb Bush’s campaign is launching a new TV ad featuring Medal of Honor recipients vouching for his ability to lead in tough times.

    4. Rubio on Planned Parenthood shooting: Focus on mental health issues


      Marco Rubio said Monday that mental health issues need to be better addressed in relation to shootings but stressed the federal government is not the answer to broader questions.

      Rubio spoke on a New Hampshire radio show and was asked for his “presidential prescription” for domestic …

    5. Debt and taxes top PolitiFact Florida's Top 5 stories for November


      Statements by South Florida’s GOP presidential rivals Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio led PolitiFact Florida’s website in November, touching on taxes and Rubio’s spending while speaker of the Florida House.

    6. Darrell Issa endorses Marco Rubio


      Marco Rubio continues to pick up endorsements from Congress after a slow start on that front. Today, Rep. Darrell Issa was on Fox News.

    7. Rubio super PAC up with new ad


      The super PAC supporting Marco Rubio is going up with this ad in Iowa and New Hampshire.

    8. What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of Nov. 30


      What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of Nov. 30:

      Rubio on Monday is campaigning in New Hampshire. Tuesday he does the same in South Carolina and has a rally in Guntersville, Ala. Wednesday he is fundraising in Louisiana and Georgia. Thursday, Rubio is at the Republican Jewish …

    9. Jeb Bush: 'In these serious times, (Trump's) not a serious leader'


      Appearing on Face the Nation, Jeb Bush continued to press his plans for taking out the Islamic State and drew a contrast with Donald Trump.

    10. Marco Rubio, other GOP candidates show how they would pardon a turkey


      A presidential tradition this time of year is the pardoning of a turkey. 

      Sen. Marco Rubio shows how he would pardon a turkey.