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Marco Rubio Doesn't Believe in Constitutional Separation of Church and State

Marco Rubio Doesn't Believe in Constitutional Separation of Church and State
In a discussion with Eric Metaxas at last year’s Florida Family Policy Council summit, Sen. Marco Rubio said that the separation of church and state is a myth, arguing that the First Amendment only precludes an “officially sanctioned denomination.”
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Rubio Unconvincingly Explains Why He Blocked Openly Gay African-American Judicial Nominee

Rubio Unconvincingly Explains Why He Blocked Openly Gay African-American Judicial Nominee
Earlier this month, the White House returned to the Senate 54 federal judicial nominees who Senate Republicans had refused to vote on in the previous year. But one nominee was conspicuously absent from that list: Judge William Thomas, a Florida state judge who had been nominated to sit on a federal trial court.
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Yes, Marco Rubio, There Is Less Poverty Than There Was 50 Years Ago

Yes, Marco Rubio, There Is Less Poverty Than There Was 50 Years Ago
Not long after the war on poverty initiatives went into effect 50 years ago — and started showing significant results — conservatives went on the attack, attempting to weaken, defund or eliminate many of the policies that were working quite well. Today, led by Marco Rubio, the same Grand Ol' Party is simultaneously claiming its ineffectiveness and the decrease in national poverty.
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Kenneth Quinnell
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Women, Get Under the Bus! Marco Rubio to Sponsor 20-Week Abortion Ban in Senate

Women, Get Under the Bus! Marco Rubio to Sponsor 20-Week Abortion Ban in Senate
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has a problem, especially if he wants to run for president in 2016. That immigration bill that has his face all over it? Some of his friends on the right—the ones whose support propelled him into the U.S. Senate—are pretty peeved about it.
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Does Marco Rubio Think it Should Be Legal to Fire Someone for Being Gay?

Does Marco Rubio Think it Should Be Legal to Fire Someone for Being Gay?
Sen. Marco Rubio was confronted by ThinkProgress about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), and seemed inclined to stick with current law, which protects works from being fired in the case of race or gender, but not sexual orientation.
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Susan Collins: Strengthening Background Checks Doesn't Infringe on Second Amendment Rights

Susan Collins: Strengthening Background Checks Doesn't Infringe on Second Amendment Rights
A bipartisan Senate proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers gained the backing of one Republican and the potential support of a second Sunday as sponsors said the vote expected this week was too close to call.
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Conservative Political Action Conference Shafts Christie, Invites Rubio and Bush

Conservative Political Action Conference Shafts Christie, Invites Rubio and Bush
The conference speaker list is a who's who of possible 2016 Republican presidential contenders: Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, among them.
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Tea Party’s Last Stand

Tea Party’s Last Stand
On the national stage tea party numbers appear larger than they really are. The House tea party caucus only consists of 49 members. And of the 100 members of the Senate only Paul and Cruz fit the 2010 tea party mold. But, most importantly, American public opinion does not find itself on the extremes.
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Jeb Bush: Political Reporters Are Crack and Heroin Addicts

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Sunday likened political reporters to "crack addicts" and "heroin addicts" during a tour of morning talk shows that drew repeated questions about the still-distant 2016 presidential election.
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Rubio's Spanish SOTU Translation Reveals 'Hamas in Vietnam'

Rubio's Spanish SOTU Translation Reveals 'Hamas in Vietnam'
Wondering where Sarah Palin ended up after being let go from Fox News? Judging by the translated captioning of Marco Rubio's Spanish State of the Union response, it looks like Palin got a gig at ABC News.
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