It’s Only Monday and There Have Already Been Two 2016 Announcements This Week: Marco Rubio Is In

HIALEAH, FL - NOVEMBER 01: Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio arrives during a visit to a campaign volunteer center on November 1, 2010 in Hialeah, Florida. Rubio is the front runner as campaigning comes to an end in the Florida Senate race against his opponent’s independent candidate Charlie Crist and Democratic candidate Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL). (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marco Rubio
Photo: Joe Raedle/2010 Getty Images

Senator Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign is now official, according to the Associated Press. The Florida senator held a conference call with donors this morning, telling them he is “uniquely qualified” to talk about the future of the country. Rubio will give his campaign a splashier start at an event tonight at the Freedom Tower, also known as “Miami’s Ellis Island.” He is the fourth major presidential candidate to announce — Hillary Clinton entered the race yesterday. Jeb Bush and Scott Walker — considered two of Rubio’s biggest rivals for the GOP nomination — haven’t entered the race quite yet, although they have been fund-raising like mad.

Marco Rubio Announces His Presidential Campaign