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Marco Rubio 2016

Republican Billionaires Went All In For Marco Rubio In February

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Donald Trump rolled up early primary and caucus wins, the nation’s Republican billionaires poured money into a super PAC backing th...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Republicans Face A Choice Between Nominating Donald Trump Or A Convention Fight

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics

The delegate math only supports two scenarios for the Republicans: a Trump nomination or a convention fight. Bernie Sanders faces almost insurmountabl...

The Democratic Party Once Feared Marco Rubio. Then The Campaign Happened.

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

In mid-December, well before any votes were cast, David Brock, the mercurial henchman for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, made an odd pronoun...

Marco Rubio, Once The 'Republican Savior,' Bows Out Of GOP Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has ended his campaign for president. The senator, once hailed as the "Republican savior" for his initial efforts to broaden...

Donald Trump Stomps Marco Rubio On Florida Home Turf

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio suffered a crushing defeat Tuesday at the hands of Donald Trump in his home state of Florida, incre...

A Tranquilized Marco Rubio Makes His Last Stand

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.11.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. In the parallel universe where reality television star Donald Trump never brought his hallucinatory meth-spectacle to the Republica...

Marco Rubio Just Got Even More Bad News

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics

As if winning zero delegates during Tuesday night's Republican primary contests in Michigan, Mississippi, Idaho and Hawaii wasn't bad enough, Sen. Mar...

HUFFPOLLSTER: How Sanders Stunned Pollsters In Michigan

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics

Polls faced one of the biggest misses in the modern polling era in Michigan on Tuesday. Marco Rubio also had a really bad night. And national polls sh...

Marco Rubio's Future In The 2016 Race Looks Cloudy

CBS News | Jade Walker | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics

Marco Rubio's presidential campaign and those close to the Florida senator are engaged in deep conversations about the future of his presidential bid....

HUFFPOLLSTER: Voters Dump Marco Rubio For Ted Cruz

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics

Ted Cruz is beginning to look like the viable alternative to Donald Trump. His gain is Marco Rubio's loss. And GOP voters are about equally willing to...

Voters in Kansas, Missouri Not Ready To Write Off Marco Rubio Just Yet

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 03.05.2016 | Politics

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas -- A fire marshal would likely disapprove of the thousands of voters crammed into a hotel ballroom, overflowing down the hall, w...

Marco Rubio Not Sorry For Bringing Dick Jokes Into Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Friday that he's not sorry he's made political editors and reporters across the country have to write abo...

HUFFPOLLSTER: The GOP Race For Delegates Is A Hot Mess

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics

The delegate math is starting to stack up in Trump’s favor, but he likely wouldn’t get a majority of the delegates until June. Five states and Pue...

HUFFPOLLSTER: The GOP’s Divided Field Is Helping Donald Trump Win

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics

Super Tuesday exit poll data suggest Donald Trump is winning because the field hasn't winnowed enough. Ben Carson is out of the race but no one else s...

To Thine Own Self Vote True

John A. Tures | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

"This above all: to thine own self be true," Polonius tells his son Laertes in the first act of William Shakespeare's Hamlet. And the bard's advice is good, as we find that voters may be picking candidates based on what they think they stand for, instead of the real stand on the issues.

Rubio: It's Unfair For His Surrogates To Know About His Record

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.28.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says it's unfair for surrogates to know about his accomplishments before they endorse his presidential campaign. When "Fox N...

Marco Rubio Blames The Media For The Rise Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 02.28.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is not winning the Republican primary right now. And as a number of states get ready to vote in a slate of elections this Tu...

Rubio Thumps Trump in Rumble in GOP Jungle

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

It was the political equivalent of boxer Muhammad Ali dramatically upsetting George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle.

Trump's Opponents Bash Back In Their Most Desperate Hour

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. Days after reality TV star Donald Trump pasted the competition in the Nevada primary, it's looking more and more like beating him f...

HuffPollster: Latino Voters Are Backing Hillary Clinton And Marco Rubio

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics

A national survey shows Latino voters leaning toward Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio. A new report illustrates minority voters' power to change an ele...

Democrats No Longer View Donald Trump As A Joke

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The continued success of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump isn't just concerning, Senate Democrats said on Wednesday -- it's downr...

It's Not Clear Marco Rubio Knows How The Nominating Process Works

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics

With four Republican nominating contests in the books, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has managed to earn finishes ranging from second to fifth place. These...

Krugman: Not Long Ago Rubio Would Be Seen As 'Fringe Crank'

The New York Times | Jade Walker | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics

If prediction markets (and most hardheaded analysis) are to be believed, Hillary Clinton, having demonstrated her staying power, is the overwhelming f...

Marco Rubio 'Won' South Carolina Tonight. It Was Actually His Worst Loss Yet.

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 02.21.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has never won a presidential primary. That didn't change on Saturday, when Rubio lost the South Carolina Republican primary,...

Marco Rubio Says He'd Stop Protecting Dreamers From Deportation On Day One

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.19.2016 | Politics

Marco Rubio promised on Thursday to end protections for young undocumented immigrants on day one -- not just eventually, as he has said before. The F...