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Marco Rubio

On The Media

Covering the Longshots

Friday, April 17, 2015

How will reporters cover 2016 candidates who probably won't win? Likely, a lot. David Leonhardt of the New York Times cautions against giving them too much attention.

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On The Media

I Hereby Dub Thee...

Friday, April 17, 2015

New York Magazine's Jaime Fuller on the media's habit of assigning each presidential candidate a simple descriptor.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Story and Substance Behind Marco Rubio

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A first generation son of a bartender, Sen. Rubio hopes to appeal beyond a conservative base in the 2016 election. What would his ideas on the role of government mean for most Americans?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Presidential Hopefuls and Optimal Helpfulness

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

What progressives hope to hear from Hillary Clinton; Marco Rubio's race to the White House; criminal justice reform; your vote on community projects; altruistic giving; grand openings.

WNYC News

Gay New Yorkers Not Confident They'll Be a Part of Immigration Reform

Friday, May 10, 2013

On a recent day Pablo Garcia was preparing arepas in a small kitchen of the apartment in Elmhurst, Queens. He and his husband, Santiago Ortiz, have lived there for over 20 years.

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WNYC News

The Long, Legal and Arduous Wait for a Green Card

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

“Every night I go to bed I dream, and sometimes I have nightmares, just thinking, praying, hoping to God she will come this time."

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It's A Free Country ®

Campaign Ads Show Difference in Approach to Hispanic Voters

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Both campaigns are churning out ads directed at Latinos. Here's a look at their different messages.

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It's A Free Country ®

RNC Dispatch: Grading the RNC Speeches - and Clint Eastwood

Friday, August 31, 2012

His off-the-cuff ramble was more than anything sad.

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It's A Free Blog

RNC Dispatch: For a GOP Insider, Convention a High School Reunion

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

I spied Herman Cain in the media filing center with a larger entourage of staff/hangers on than S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley who passed by going in the opposite direction?

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It's A Free Country ®

That's My Issue: Jon Stewart on Experience and Politics (Video)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Is it that if you have experience with something and you understand the complexity of it because you've experienced it, it no longer becomes an entitlement, it's this valid issue that needs to be addressed in a nuanced way.

-- Jon Stewart on personal experience and politics

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The Takeaway

Rubio "High Risk, High Reward" as Possible Romney VP

Monday, June 25, 2012

There’s no doubt that a charismatic Latino and Tea Party favorite in a battleground state could be attractive to the Romney campaign, but Rubio comes with some baggage, including misleading statements about his Cuban parents’ immigration to Florida.

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It's A Free Country ®

Rubio Burnishes Foreign Policy Cred Before NYC Crowd

Thursday, May 31, 2012

The freshman senator took direct aim at the parts of the Republican Party that eschew foreign interventions or global coalitions.

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, April 20, 2012

One man gets named to Time's 100 Most Influential list, while the other denies falling asleep at a Bruce Springsteen concert.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: The Castro Brushback

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Beyond conflict in the Oval Office, the Cuban question is one that has also impacted politics and politicians across the decades across the United States. While there are six Cuban-Americans serving in Congress today, all but two are Republican.

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It's A Free Country ®

Rubio a DREAM Act For a Potential VP?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

While Sen. Rubio has not released details of his plan, just the suggestion that he’s getting into the debate has already created a buzz among conservatives, liberals and key Latino groups.

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The Takeaway

VEEP-Stakes: Who Will Romney Pick?

Monday, April 09, 2012

In the few days since Mitt Romney swept the Wisconsin, Virginia and Washington, DC primaries, the GOP appears to be finally coalescing around the former Massachusetts governor. As Mitt Romney counts his delegates and prepares for the final stretch of the primary season, the media's spotlight turns to potential running-mates. So who's he going to pick? Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich explains.

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The Takeaway

Marco Rubio's Mormon Past Comes to Light

Friday, February 24, 2012

Senator Marco Rubio generated a lot of positive buzz at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in January. A dynamic young catholic Latino from Florida, Rubio charmed crowds with his sense of humor and looked like he could be the perfect young vice-presidential candidate. However, on Thursday BuzzFeed broke the story that Rubio was, for a few years of his life, Mormon.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Sen. Marco Rubio Won't Be the GOP Veep (Probably)

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Sources I’ve spoken to who are close with Rubio say that he isn’t interest in running as vice president - his roots are in Florida, his family is in Florida and he made a commitment to serve his full six-year term in office. 

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It's A Free Country ®

Hardliners and Swing Voters: Florida's Fractured Latino Voters

Monday, January 30, 2012

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio made the case that the sluggish economy is giving Republicans a clear shot at Latino voters this year. But to do it, Republicans have to change the way they talk about Latinos, legal and illegal.

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It's A Free Country ®

Eyes on Marco Rubio as GOP Field Pivots to Florida

Monday, January 23, 2012

As eyes turn from South Carolina to Florida for the GOP primaries, one Republican Senator who isn't even running for president is sharing the spotlight with the Republican presidential candidates.

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