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Marco Rubio

  1. the cost of doing business
    Marco Rubio ‘Disgusted’ by NBA Deference to China. He Should Feel Right at Home.The senator regularly decries autocrats abroad while declining to fight them at home.
  2. vision 2020
    What Will Republicans Do If Trump Goes Down?It’s unlikely, but if it happens, Republicans better hope Mike Pence survives the scandal, because there’s no obvious party savior otherwise.
  3. the national interest
    Rubio Defends Trump’s Collusion Offer As Not a ‘Real Request’It was … a pun?
  4. vision 2020
    Trump Relies on Maduro-Bashing to Win Florida Next YearTrump’s attacks on Maduro are key to winning Florida’s Latino immigrants and boosting his advantage among Cuban-Americans despite his other policies.
  5. kamala harris
    Is Kamala Harris the New Marco Rubio?Intelligencer staffers discuss the similarities between a certain 2016 also-ran and a certain 2020 contender.
  6. #metoo
    How Would We Deal With Bill Clinton If Hillary Had Won?On the 42nd president’s 73rd birthday, he’s probably chafing at being forgotten, but as First Gentlemen, he could have been experiencing a nightmare.
  7. vision 2020
    Iowa State Fair Is for Fried Food and Politics23 presidential candidates are set to speak at the fair, which kicks off today, all trying to avoid gaffes and the consumption of perilous fair food.
  8. ilhan omar
    Profiling Doesn’t Bother Conservatives Unless It Targets White PeopleA deceptively edited video of Ilhan Omar describing the pitfalls of racial profiling has conservatives accusing her of racism.
  9. venezuela
    Marco Rubio Mistakes Venezuelan Journalist Named Germán Dam for an Actual DamIn a tweet over the weekend, the Florida senator mistook a journalist covering the crisis in Venezuela, Germán Dam, for a hydroelectric barrier.
  10. 2020 presidential election
    What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?In a field this large and complicated, it will be tempting to imagine sub-primaries to winnow the numbers. But it may not work out that way.
  11. the wall
    Republicans Fear Trump’s Fake National Emergency Could Pave Way for a Real OneMarco Rubio thinks out loud: You wouldn’t want some Democrat to use special powers on climate change, would you?
  12. 2020 elections
    Could a Huge Field Lead to the Democrats Nominating Their Own Donald Trump?A huge upset by an outsider on the Democratic side is possible but not terribly likely.
  13. 2020 elections
    Did Trump’s Win Mean Anybody Can Be President?The huge Democratic 2020 field that’s taking shape is an alarming sign that all standards of presidential viability have been eliminated.
  14. foreign interests
    Trump May Let Turkey Kill U.S. Resident to Help Saudis Who Killed U.S. ResidentErdogan won’t lay off Riyadh for killing Khashoggi — so Trump might send him a legal U.S. immigrant whom the Turkish leader wants to behead.
  15. rick scott
    Republicans Need to Stop Baselessly Accusing Democrats of Stealing ElectionsRepublicans have cause for accusing Broward County of incompetence — but none for accusing “liberals” of trying to steal an election.
  16. florida recount
    Rubio: Democrats Are Trying to Steal Florida Elections by Counting All the VotesThe Republican senator argues that Democrats are illegitimately trying to steal elections in Florida by insisting on a legally mandated recount.
  17. the national interest
    Republicans Defend and Cover Up Trump’s Tax FraudRepublicans in Congress justify their cover-up of the president’s seemingly illegal activities.
  18. puerto rico
    Florida Republicans Scramble to Repudiate Trump Tweets on Maria Death TollThe president has thrown a stink bomb into Florida politics at the worst possible moment.
  19. beef
    ‘Dumbass’ Alex Jones and ‘Thug’ Marco Rubio Trade Insults in Senate Hallway“I just don’t know who you are, man. I don’t read weird websites.”
  20. the national interest
    Marco Rubio Credits Trump With 18 Nuclear War–Free Months in OfficeThe commander-in-chief clears a high bar.
  21. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Trump’s Plot Against AmericaThe more we’ve seen of him, the clearer it’s become that he does have a consistent ideology — and that it aligns with Putin’s.
  22. GOP Senators: Trump’s Obvious Russia Lie Is Good Enough for UsCongress is getting back to business as usual one day after the president’s national embarrassment.
  23. A Couple Republican Elites Just Admitted Their Agenda Is Built on LiesTom Price just said repealing the individual mandate raises premiums — while Marco Rubio confessed that corporate tax breaks aren’t helping workers.
  24. #neveragain
    Parkland Student Defends Emma Gonzalez After Lawmaker Mocks Her Cuban Flag PatchDavid Hogg and other survivors are standing up for her online.
  25. Every Brutal Marco Rubio Exchange From the CNN Town Hall on Gun ViolenceWhile they gave him credit for showing up, Parkland survivors took apart his talking points on banning assault weapons and accepting NRA money.
  26. stoneman shooting
    Former Marco Rubio Intern Writes Powerful Letter Begging Him for Gun Control“In my short lifetime of 21 years, I’ve been within the vicinity of four mass shootings where 152 people have been murdered or injured.”
  27. Three Billboards–Inspired Protest Demands Gun Control Action From Marco Rubio“Slaughtered in school. And still no gun control?”
  28. select all
    Marco Rubio Shades Trump’s State of the ‘Uniom’ Typo on TwitterRubio: one. Trump administration: zero.
  29. politics
    Senator Marco Rubio Fires Chief of Staff Over Misconduct AllegationsRubio didn’t specify that the misconduct was sexual harassment, but it seemed to be implied.
  30. Marco Rubio’s Endless Drift to the Right on Immigration Policy ContinuesEver since he was wrong-footed by conservative opposition to the Gang of Eight bill, Rubio has fought to look “strong” on immigration.
  31. Here’s What’s in the Final Draft of the GOP Tax BillSome of the worst provisions in previous bills have been scrapped. Most remain.
  32. Rubio Threatens to Sink Tax Bill If Child Tax Credit Isn’t ExpandedMeanwhile, other Republicans are worried that their bill gives too much to the middle class, and too little to millionaires.
  33. Senate GOP Working Overnight to Pass Its Hastily Revised Tax BillIt was brought to the Senate floor in an unwieldy mess after long delays, but that won’t keep Republicans from passing this unpopular tax bill.
  34. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Noticed Donald Trump Was Looking Mighty ThirstyThe Late Show host stole a joke from Donald Trump’s arsenal.
  35. select all
    Donald Trump Pulls a Rubio and Gulps From a Big-Boy Bottle of WaterThe president’s thirst is real.
  36. references
    Marco Rubio Says He’d Be President Now If He Had Just Watched Game of ThronesIs someone doing some binge-watching?
  37. Trump’s Immigration Flip-FlopHis astonishing (if shaky) deal with Democrats is a miniature version of the immigration reform efforts that divided the GOP in the recent past.
  38. How the GOP Can Prove It Isn’t a Party for White SupremacistsRepublicans need to do a lot more than say the right words about Nazis to atone for their role in the revival of the racist right.
  39. politics
    Ivanka Trump’s Paid-Leave Plan Is Going Nowhere FastShe met with a handful of Republican senators this week, but they couldn’t agree on a plan.
  40. hot shot
    Ivanka Trump and Marco Rubio Exchange Awkward Hug to End All Awkward HugsThat’s not how you do it.
  41. Ivanka Trump Seeks Sponsors for Her Paid-Family-Leave PlanThe First Daughter will meet with Senators Marco Rubio and Deb Fischer to talk over the plan.
  42. Making Sense of Trump’s Announcement About DreamersHe left in place a policy protecting young undocumented immigrants while canceling protections for their parents. It’s unclear what’s next.
  43. politics
    Ivanka Trump and Marco Rubio Are Reportedly Working Together on Paid LeaveRubio’s involvement could make Ivanka’s plan more palatable to Republicans.
  44. Marco Rubio Wins Florida Senate Race, Saves CareerAfter a disastrous presidential bid, Rubio retains his Senate seat — and the hope that he might be the future of his party again, someday.
  45. the national interest
    Why Are Senate Democrats Letting Marco Rubio Win?A choice they might regret in four years.
  46. Despite Close Race, Democrats Stop Spending Against Rubio in FloridaThe DSCC cancels $6 million in ad reservations, leaving Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy on his own down the homestretch.
  47. Trump Has Forced Establishment Republicans to Switch Sides in the TPP FightGOP Senate candidates Marco Rubio and Pat Toomey were staunch supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Then Trump seized control of their party.
  48. man's right to choose
    Marco Rubio Is a Good Reminder That We Need More Women in PoliticsBecause abortion shouldn’t be discussed in a room that’s mostly men.
  49. senate
    The Second-Strangest Campaign of the SeasonFlorida’s Senate race has it all: “Liddle” Marco, Cayman Islands chicanery, a yacht named Cocktails, and a very stubborn Alan Grayson.
  50. What Cruz, Rubio, & Walker Need to Do at the RNCThree pols who lost to Trump but probably still see a future president in the bathroom mirror each morning face interesting challenges.
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