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Jennifer Bendery

Marco Rubio Blocks Gay Black Judge's Nomination, Puzzling Everyone

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has withdrawn his support from a federal judicial nominee that he previously recommended -- William Thomas, a...

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...

Tea Party Plans To Abandon GOP Stars

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

MIAMI -- This wasn't the revolution the tea party had in mind. Four years ago, the movement and its potent mix of anger and populism persuaded thousa...

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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Split On Foreign Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican presidential favorites painted starkly different visions on Thursday of American foreign policy, offering the first glimp...

Tea Partiers Attack Their Seniors On Budget

The Daily Beast | Patricia Murphy | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

For the last 200 years, the United States Senate had been an institution governed by precedent, a mannerly chamber where members addressed each other ...

Marco Rubio Protested By Tea Partiers Over Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

About two dozen constituents of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) gathered on Wednesday to voice their discontent with his support for immigration reform, acc...

Marco Rubio's Big Dilemma

Salon | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

It was the mystery left in the wake of the Sunday shows: Just before Sen. Chuck Schumer was set to tell “Meet the Press” that the so-called Gang o...

Marco Rubio Joins Infamous Fraternity

Posted 12.25.2011 | Latino Voices

Florida Republican and Tea Party favorite Sen. Marco Rubio can add a new line to his political bio: He's now part of a long list of politicians who ha...

GOP Senator's Compelling Family Story Embellishes Facts, Documents Show

The Washington Post | Manuel Roig-Franzia | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

During his rise to political prominence, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) frequently repeated a compelling version of his family's history that had special r...

Tea Party Favorite Faces Tea Party Fire

The Miami Herald | Alex Leary | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

A crack is forming in U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's tea party....

Tea Party Favorite Speaks Out After Low Profile Early In Senate

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 06.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a breakout star of the 2010 election and a tea party favorite, kept a low profile early on in the Senate....

GOP Rising Star Shuns Capitol Hill Spotlight

McClatchy | Lesley Clark & Patricia Mazzei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a subdued entrance for a man heralded as a rock star last year when he swept into office as the fresh face of the Republican wave that overtook...

Tea Party Favorite Shows Tea Party Caucus No Love

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) expressed little love for the Senate Tea Party Caucus when asked about the political affinity group established by Sen. Rand...

Marco Rubio Skipping CPAC

Roll Call | Jackie Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A year ago, then-candidate Marco Rubio received a megastar welcome when he was introduced by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) as a keynote speaker at the Cons...

Marco Rubio May Not Join Tea Party Caucus

McClatchy | Lesley Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A tea party caucus of U.S. senators convenes Thursday for the first time, but one of the movement's biggest stars doesn't plan to be there -- at least...