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By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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Marco Rubio and the Florida Tea Party: Hate to say ‘I told you so’

“Tea Party darling” from the state of Florida, Sen. Marco Rubio (R) is not quite the darling anymore as demonstrated  during an anti-immigration reform rally outside the U.S. Capitol on June 19, 2013. Caricature More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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Marco Rubio on immigration: Legalization first, then border security

The Florida Senator is coming under attack by his own GOP members after defending “legalization first” and then addressing border security. In a Spanish-language interview with Univision, Rubio made his strongest More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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Senate moves immigration reform bill forward, debate to begin, John McCain didn’t vote

The Senate overcame a critical hurdle on Tuesday toward advancing the first immigration reform in a generation that would affect the nation’s “11 million” illegal immigrants, all U.S. employers More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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Marco Rubio faces tough immigration questions from Chris Wallace on Fox ‘Why is that not amnesty’

Florida Senator Marco Rubio continued to face difficult challenges for his support for immigration reform legislation in the Senate. Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday put Rubio on the defense of his position More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 17th, 2013
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Marco Rubio says President Obama’s immigration plans are ‘dead on arrival’

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding new details about President Obama’s immigration plan, as first reported by USA Today. photo/Gage Skidmore President Obama’s plan More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Marco Rubio drinking water during speech creates distraction, becomes new viral video

Marco Rubio’s awkward swig of water during the Republican response to the State of the Union Tuesday night is getting a lot of attention. Rubio appeared to grow increasingly uncomfortable, wiping his mouth More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Rand Paul gives Tea Party response to State of the Union address TRANSCRIPT

In the tea party rebuke to President Obama’s vision of the state of the union – and some in his own party – Republican Sen. Rand Paul laid out a deeply conservative alternative that includes cutting corporate More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Marco Rubio calls for President Obama to stop ‘obsession with raising taxes’ in response to State of the Union address TRANSCRIPT

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Tuesday night he hoped President Obama would “abandon his obsession with raising taxes” and pursue policies to promote economic growth, in the official Republican response to the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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President Obama calls for gun control, minimum wages hikes and more spending in State of the Union address TRANSCRIPT

President Barack Obama outlined an ambitious agenda in his State of the Union address Tuesday that included raising the minimum wage, increasing spending on infrastructure, attacking climate change and passing gun-control More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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Marco Rubio will make history will first bilingual response to President Obama’s State of the Union speech

Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio makes history Tuesday when he becomes the first Latino to give the GOP response to a presidential State of the Union address. photo by DavidAll06 He will also give the first More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Marco Rubio attempts to sell immigration reform to Rush Limbaugh listeners

The illegal immigration apology tour has now begun for Republicans after the Senators rolled out a plan to reform immigration on Monday. Caricature by donkeyhotey, donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Tueday Marco Rubio appeared More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Senators present immigration reform deal, President Obama pitches final plan in Neveda

A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement Monday on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws. This will set the stage for President Obama to make a More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 27th, 2013
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Rand Paul tells Cincinnati Republicans, ‘We’d attract more young people if we didn’t seem so eager to go to war’

Republican Kentucky Senator Rand Paul continued to distinguish himself from the ‘hawkishness” of his fellow Senate republicans as he spoke to hundreds of  Cincinnati-area Republicans Saturday, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 20th, 2013
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Florida Senator Marco Rubio hires neoconservative Jamie Fly for his foreign affairs staff

Caricature by donkeyhotey, donkeyhotey.wordpress.com U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) Friday announced Jamie Fly is joining his Washington staff to serve as Counselor for Foreign and National Security Affairs, according More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 1st, 2013
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US Senate passes ‘fiscal cliff’ deal, President Obama says it’s the ‘right thing to do for our country’

The US Senate has approved a deal on Monday to avert general tax hikes and spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff”. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com The bill, which raises taxes for the wealthy, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 28th, 2012
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Vladimir Putin signs ban on Americans adopting Russian children

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Friday that bans Americans from adopting Russian children and imposes other sanctions in retaliation for a new U.S. human rights law that he says is poisoning relations. President More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Marco Rubio says Hillary Clinton ‘Ultimately responsible’ and should testify before committee

Florida Senator Marco Rubio issued a statement Wednesday on the Benghazi report which detailed fault with the security procedures leading up to the attacks in Benghazi, and says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
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GQ magazine tries to trip up Marco Rubio on ‘age of the earth’ question

Caricature by donkeyhotey, donkeyhotey.wordpress.com GQ, the popular men’s magazine sat down with Florida Senator Marco Rubio to discuss politics, Rubio’s rise to the GOP spotlight following the election and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 14th, 2012
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Former Senate candidate says the Tea Party sits at the GOP’s ‘kids table’

Two years ago the Tea Party was ubiquitous with watercooler and talk radio political banter. After both political conventions evacuated their hosting cities in the southeast, the Tea Party remains enigmatic. donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2012
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Marco Rubio introduces Mitt Romney, closes out RNC, but makes ‘more government’ flub

Marco Rubio was greeted with a rousing applause as his RNC speech led into the finale, Mitt Romney accepting the GOP nomination. The Tea Party favorite, Rubio discussed the political climate in his home country More...


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