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Rubio Optimistic About Immigration Reform

Rubio Optimistic About Immigration Reform

Photo by Michael Bonfigli/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., believes that the immigration bill he helped write will eventually get enough votes to break a filibuster in the Senate.Earlier this week,…

Marco Rubio Right in the Middle of the Immigration Debate

Marco Rubio Right in the Middle of the Immigration Debate

Photo by Michael Bonfigli /The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As an immigration reform bill heads to the floor of the Senate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is staking out a position as the man who can help bargain for Republican…

Immigration Bill Delayed, Likely Not Ready Until Next Week

Immigration Bill Delayed, Likely Not Ready Until Next Week

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Wednesday’s expected Senate briefing on the Gang of Eight immigration bill was postponed.Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was scheduled to explain the nearly finished proposal, but senators coming out of the closed-…

Rand Paul Edges Marco Rubio in CPAC Straw Poll

Rand Paul Edges Marco Rubio in CPAC Straw Poll

United States Senate(NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.) — Could Rand Paul run for president in 2016?The Kentucky senator emerged as the potential 2016 presidential candidate preferred by the largest share of those who participated in a straw poll at the 2013 Conse…

Marco Rubio Discusses Science, ‘Mutual Respect’ at CPAC

Marco Rubio Discusses Science, ‘Mutual Respect’ at CPAC

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.) — Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday challenged some of the stereotypes affixed to the Republican Party on two hot-button topics, abortion and gay marriage, telling the Conservative Political Action Conference th…

Rep. King Says Marco Rubio Not Welcome to Raise Money in New York

Rep. King Says Marco Rubio Not Welcome to Raise Money in New York

United States Congress(NEW YORK) — Representative Peter King, a New York Republican, is furious that Florida Senator, and fellow Republican, Marco Rubio is hitting up New Yorkers for campaign cash after voting against federal funds to rebuild the regi…

Rubio Stops in Jordan During Trip to Middle East

Rubio Stops in Jordan During Trip to Middle East

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is on a tour of the Middle East this week, which will include a stop in Israel.Rubio met Monday with King Abdullah II in Jordan along with other members of the Jordanian government to talk …

Sen. Marco Rubio to Introduce Romney on Closing Night of Convention

Sen. Marco Rubio to Introduce Romney on Closing Night of Convention

US Senate(NEW YORK) — When he takes the convention stage Thursday night, Sen. Marco Rubio, one of the GOP’s rising Latino stars, will not only introduce Mitt Romney on the evening he formally accepts his party’s nomination, but offer a glimpse of wher…

Rubio’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Rubio’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio’s plane made an emergency landing due to mechanical problems as it was en route to a Mitt Romney campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa.The Florida senator, who is considered to be a top contend…

Florida Ethics Commission Tosses Out Case Against Rubio

Florida Ethics Commission Tosses Out Case Against Rubio

US Senate(WASHINGTON) — The Florida Commission on Ethics dismissed a complaint against Sen. Marco Rubio that accused him of breaching the public’s trust and misusing his political position for personal gain.The complaint, filed in 2010 by Michae…

Sen. Rubio Calls for AG Holder to Resign

Sen. Rubio Calls for AG Holder to Resign

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., became the second senator to call for Attorney General Eric Holder to resign over the Fast & Furious gun-walking scandal.“Yes, I do at this point, I do,” Rubio answered when…

Rubio Admits ‘Mistake’ in Use of State Party Credit Card

Rubio Admits ‘Mistake’ in Use of State Party Credit Card

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Among the controversies swirling around Sen. Marco Rubio is a charge that while serving as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, he used the state Republican Party’s credit card to pay for persona…

Ann Coulter Says Marco Rubio as VP Pick Would Be a ‘Mistake’

Ann Coulter Says Marco Rubio as VP Pick Would Be a ‘Mistake’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — While pundits, politicians and prognosticators have tapped Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as one of the most likely GOP vice presidential picks, conservative commentator Ann Coulter warned today that such a choice w…

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