05/29/2012 12:18 pm ET

Marco Rubio Scheduled To Visit Guantanamo Bay

Sen. Marco Rubio, whose parents emigrated from Cuba in the 1950s, will spend the day at Guantanamo Bay on Tuesday, a visit that will help bolster his national security and foreign policy credentials.

It’s the first visit to the island for the Florida Republican, a rising star of his party who is often mentioned as a top contender to become Mitt Romney’s running mate.

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