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Roque Planas

Marco Rubio Lays Out Hawkish Foreign Policy Doctrine | Roque Planas | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) set forth a foreign policy vision Wednesday that invoked President John F. Kennedy in an assertive call to ...

Why Senator Rubio's Lies Matter

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 06.14.2015 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

By revising the date and reason for his parents' emigration, Rubio ingratiated himself with the dominant Cuban exile factions and placed his political narrative into a Reagan-esque storyline about freedom. But the significance of this story goes far beyond resume-padding; it has shined a spotlight on the senator's moral character.

Geraldo Rivera Compares Marco Rubio's 'Fudged' Backstory To Brian Williams

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.18.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Brian Williams is probably the last person any politician wants to be compared to right about now, but veteran TV newsman Geraldo Rivera drew parallel...

U.S. Lawmakers Prepare Bills To Ease Cuba Restrictions

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2015 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are preparing a series of bills to ease U.S. restrictions on trade w...

Roque Planas

Why It Doesn't Really Matter If Republicans Defund A U.S. Embassy In Cuba | Roque Planas | Posted 01.08.2015 | Latino Voices

Some Republicans hope to use the power of the purse to thwart President Barack Obama’s opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba. But experts say th...

Saudi Arabia Beheads Gays, but Marco Rubio Has No Problem With You Traveling There

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

If human rights abuses really were the metric by which we decided on trade and travel, the U.S. should be banning Americans from visiting our staunchest allies and our most popular vacation spots (including much of the Caribbean, where homosexuality is illegal, though it's not illegal in Cuba). It would literally be much of the globe.

Igor Bobic

GOP Opposes Diplomatic Relations With Cuba, But Not Other Human Rights Abusers | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans loudly protested President Barack Obama's historic detente with Cuba on Wednesday, arguing that diplomatic relations with a ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Marco Rubio Vows To Unravel Obama's Cuba Deal | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will get no money for his Cuba policy, no ambassador will be confirmed and the embargo will never be lifted, Sen....

Rubio's Zoo: A Response to Marco Rubio's Views on Travel to Cuba

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Vanessa Garcia

In your speech you criticize Senators who go to Cuba and return with the realization that our embargo is a "relic of the cold war." The truth is that both are relics -- the Castro regime and American policy towards Cuba.

Marco Rubio Slams Americans Who Travel To Cuba

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 03.13.2013 | Latino Voices

Marco Rubio really doesn’t want you to travel to Cuba. The Cuban-American senator from South Florida gave U.S. travelers to the Communist islan...

Marco Rubio A Shoo-in For VP? Not So Fast

Andrew Pavelyev | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
Andrew Pavelyev

With Mitt Romney virtually certain to win the Republican nomination, speculation is already turning to his choice of a running mate. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) seems to be at or near the top of almost everybody's list. But I would strongly caution Mr. Romney against picking the freshman senator.

Marco Rubio Signs Book Deal

AP | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Sen. Marco Rubio has a book deal. The Florida Republican has signed with Sentinel, a conservative imprint of Penguin Group (USA), for a m...

Rubio Hits Back Against Accusations Surrounding His Parents' Origins

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) responded to a Washington Post report alleging that he embellished details about his parents' emigration from Cuba on "The O...

Rubio Sharpens Defense Of His Family Story

Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) sharpened his defense of his family story Friday, penning an op-ed in Politico that again sought to beat back a recent repor...

Senator Denies Claims He Embellished History

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON and LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

MIAMI — In Florida, where Cuba and Fidel Castro can be highly combustible political issues, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is defending himself aga...