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As Senate Debates Student Loans, Rubio Still Paying Off College Loans Himself

As Senate Debates Student Loans, Rubio Still Paying Off College Loans Himself

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., voted against taking up a version of the student loan bill offered by Senate Democrats and defended his vote by discussing the student loans he is still trying to pay off.“I think I…

Marco Rubio Avoids VP Questions, Hammers Obama for Losing his Spark

Marco Rubio Avoids VP Questions, Hammers Obama for Losing his Spark

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), deflected questions about the vice presidency in an interview Sunday morning and instead zeroed in on the failings of President Obama and the spark he’s lost since 2008.“All t…

Rubio Delivers Foreign Policy Speech Amid VP Speculation

Rubio Delivers Foreign Policy Speech Amid VP Speculation

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took a bipartisan stance on foreign policy in a speech Wednesday at the Brookings Institute, burnishing his credentials as a possible running mate for Mitt Romney as he called for greater…

Rubio Loses Page of Speech at Foreign Policy Talk

Rubio Loses Page of Speech at Foreign Policy Talk

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — As he wound up a major foreign policy speech Wednesday afternoon, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was missing a crucial piece of the puzzle – the last page of his speech.Rubio, who delivered the speech without a teleprompter, ad…

Marco Rubio Biography Reveals Grandfather Was Ordered Deported

Marco Rubio Biography Reveals Grandfather Was Ordered Deported

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A forthcoming biography of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will reveal that his grandfather was ordered deported from the U.S. after flying in from Cuba without a visa.A preview of The Rise of Marco Rubio, an unauthoriz…

Romney Still ‘Studying’ Rubio’s Dream Act, Won’t Talk About Veepstakes

Romney Still ‘Studying’ Rubio’s Dream Act, Won’t Talk About Veepstakes

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(ASTON, Pa.) – Mitt Romney declined to endorse Sen. Marco Rubio’s version of the Dream Act on Monday, saying only that it is something he is “studying.” “He and I have spoken about his thinking on hi…

Marco Rubio Tells GOP to Let VP Process Play Out

Marco Rubio Tells GOP to Let VP Process Play Out

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Days after he adamantly said he would turn down Mitt Romney if he offered him a spot on the GOP ticket this fall, Marco Rubio refused to comment any further about whether he would accept the vice presidential positi…

Jeb Bush Says Pick Rubio, Not Me, For VP

Jeb Bush Says Pick Rubio, Not Me, For VP

Paul Zimmerman/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is putting to rest speculation that he may be chosen as Mitt Romney’s running mate in the wake of comments he made saying he would “consider it.”“He is not a can…

Jeb Bush Says Romney Should Choose Rubio as Running Mate

Jeb Bush Says Romney Should Choose Rubio as Running Mate

Paul Zimmerman/WireImage(WASHINGTON) — Despite speculation that it could be Jeb Bush who ends up as running mate on Mitt Romney’s GOP ticket, the former two-term Florida governor said Romney should pick Sen. Marco Rubio.Bush, Florida’s former go…

Marco Rubio Says He Would Turn Down VP Slot If Asked

Marco Rubio Says He Would Turn Down VP Slot If Asked

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he would decline any offer from Mitt Romney to be a part of the GOP ticket this fall.“I don’t want to be the vice president,” the Florida Republican said during an …

Marco Rubio Makes Time’s 100 Most Influential List

Marco Rubio Makes Time’s 100 Most Influential List

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Marco Rubio’s stock rose higher Wednesday as he secured a spot on Time’s 100 Most Influential People list, the only potential vice presidential pick selected by the magazine’s editors.Nestled betwe…

Romney Jokes Alliteration May Be Key to His VP Pick

Romney Jokes Alliteration May Be Key to His VP Pick

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) — Mitt Romney joked Tuesday about the possibility that a pick that rolls off the tongue may play into who gets picked as his running mate this fall. Bringing up Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in answering a que…

Marco Rubio, a Catholic, Remembers Little of His Time in the Mormon Church

Marco Rubio, a Catholic, Remembers Little of His Time in the Mormon Church

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(MIAMI) — Florida governor Marco Rubio, whose name is being floated as a potential top pick running mate for Republican Mitt Romney, said recently that he doesn’t remember much about his family’s time in the Mormon c…

Marco Rubio Endorses Mitt Romney, Avoids Vice Presidential Speculation

Marco Rubio Endorses Mitt Romney, Avoids Vice Presidential Speculation

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio officially threw his support behind Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Wednesday night in an appearance on Fox News’ Hannity show.“It’s evidently and increasingl…

Marco Rubio, Mormon-Turned-Catholic

Marco Rubio, Mormon-Turned-Catholic

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Marco Rubio has something in common with Mitt Romney: religion.The young Tea Party senator, who some have speculated could be on Mitt Romney’s short list of potential running mates, was baptized into the Mor…

Rubio to Conservatives: We’ll Support the Nominee

Rubio to Conservatives: We’ll Support the Nominee

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Marco Rubio stepped onto the stage at CPAC knowing that part of his job was to jolt conservatives while telling them that they’ll have to support the Republican nominee for president — even if it’s no…

GOP Address: Solving Economic the Gap; Embrace Free Enterprise

GOP Address: Solving Economic the Gap; Embrace Free Enterprise

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida delivers this week’s Republican address just as his state’s Republican presidential primary is underway. Just after the four candidates for the nomination wrap up campaigning in the sta…

Marco Rubio Backlash Prompts Gingrich Campaign to Pull Ad

Marco Rubio Backlash Prompts Gingrich Campaign to Pull Ad

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(MIAMI) — Don’t mess with Sen. Marco Rubio, especially not in Florida.  The young Cuban-American Republican senator’s criticism of a Spanish-language ad released by Newt Gingrich that hit rival Mitt Romney for b…

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