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Rubio Is No Champion for Immigration Reform or Latino Voters

Regina Clemente | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics
Regina Clemente

Rubio's stumping in Iowa and across the nation almost entirely in Spanish is, quite frankly, a slap in the face to the intelligence of Latino Americans. The GOP's hope is that he will beguile voters with the "we're so alike" rhetoric and shared stories of heritage that they will not notice that his platform is set against their best interests.

Igor Bobic

Marco Rubio Heckled By Immigration Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration activists interrupted Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Fla.) speech at an annual conference of conservatives in the nation's capital on...

Marco Rubio: Back to the Future

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Time will tell if Marco Rubio survives the 2016 Republican version of demolition derby. What's clear is that despite his cherubic, youthful demeanor, Rubio is a hard-core conservative, every bit as dangerous as his idol, George W. Bush.

Elise Foley

Republicans Hope To Avoid Mitt Romney's Mistakes On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the summer of 2011, as then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry was preparing to announce his run for the Republican presidential nomination, top a...

Claire McCaskill Accuses Marco Rubio Of Shirking Principles On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.19.2015 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) knocked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Sunday for backing away from his push for comprehensive immigration reform, saying ...

Rubio's Standing With Latino Voters

Latino Decisions | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Latino Decisions

With Senator Marco Rubio's imminent announcement that he will run for the 2016 Republican Party nomination, we take a look at his standing with Latino voters since his rise to national prominence in his 2010 campaign for the U.S. Senate.

Voter Challenges Marco Rubio On Immigration During Town Hall

AP | By KATHLEEN RONAYNE | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — Back in New Hampshire for the first time since the midterm elections, it didn't take long for Sen. Marco Rubio to get a question...

Marco Rubio Says He Understands Frustration With Immigrants

AP | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In some versions of a story published on Jan. 6 and 7, The Associated Press reported that Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, in ...

Marco Rubio Stresses Border Security After Fallout With Conservatives Over Reform

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop ...

Igor Bobic

Marco Rubio Hints At A Government Shutdown Fight Over Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) contends that unilateral action by President Barack Obama on immigration, which is expected this fall, will do...

Rubio Accuses Democrats Of Threatening The American Dream

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics

NEW CASTLE, N.H. (AP) — Reaffirming his national political ambitions, Sen. Marco Rubio accused Democrats on Friday of threatening the American dream...

Jon Ward

CPAC, Once Again An Obstacle To GOP Attempts To Soften Message, Shows Signs Of Moderation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Increasingly of late, conservative thinkers and leaders have been emphasizing a shift away from being known for what they're against an...

Rubio To Be Keynote Speaker At Anti-Gay Group's Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is scheduled to serve as the keynote speaker at the "conservative dinner event of the year": the Florida Family Policy Counc...

Marco Rubio Opposes Own Immigration Bill Becoming Law

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) does not think the bill he helped draft and pass through the Senate should be combined with House-passed legislation, spokes...

'Rubio's An Uncle Tom Anyway -- And Ted Cruz'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Author Terry McMillan is not pleased with the way Republicans are handling immigration reform. During a conversation about her new book "Who Asked ...

Rubio Shifts Focus Amid Tea Party Backlash

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- On a recent swing through the most conservative parts of his state, Sen. Marco Rubio told a packed banquet hall at the St. Andrew...

Rubio Issues Dire Warning To GOP On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) claimed on Tuesday that President Barack Obama might allow undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. by executive order if...

Rubio Comes Back To The Tea Party

AP | KEN THOMAS and ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio is renewing his outreach to tea party supporters and his advocacy for GOP causes as he struggles to repair his image as...

Elise Foley

Gang Of Eight Targets 121 House Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the Senate "gang of eight" met with pro-immigration reform business, agriculture, faith and conservative groups on Tuesday to...

Rubio Spurned By Tea Party Over 'Suicide Mission'

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

When Sen. Marco Rubio turned 42 on May 28, his Facebook page was swamped with more than 4,000 messages from people livid with him for championing the ...

Sarah Palin Insults Marco Rubio As GOP Judas

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) criticized Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Fla.) immigration reform efforts on Friday, making a biblical reference to Judas. ...

Immigration Vote Won't Sink Rubio In Iowa, Grassley Says

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio's chances among the conservatives in Iowa's 2016 presidential caucuses won't be doomed by his vote for the Senate immig...

Palin Slams Republicans Who 'Turned Their Back On The American Public'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) tore into two prominent Republican senators Wednesday who she said "turned their back on the American public." P...

Senate Poised To Pass Far-Reaching Legislation

AP | DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Far-reaching immigration legislation cruised toward passage in the Senate as House Republicans pushed ahead Wednesday on a differen...

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio Takes On Immigration Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), the beleaguered conservative pushing for immigration reform in the "gang of eight," took to the Senate floor ...