Post Politics: Marco Rubio


Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/04/2014

Rubio ‘surprised and disappointed’ by sugar tycoon’s position on Cuba

The senator’s criticism of Alfonso Fanjul’s visits to the country, which is under a trade embargo, was softer than the reactions of other Cuban Americans.

By Peter Wallsten  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  castro, cuba, fanjul, Marco Rubio

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 01/12/2014

Christie dominates Sunday shows, but lawmakers reserve judgment

Lawmakers resist weighing in on what the emerging scandal means for the potential 2016 presidential contender.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  11:46 AM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Chris Christie, John McCain, Marco Rubio

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Paul Ryan knocks Rubio: ‘Read the deal and get back to me’

Ryan suggested on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that Rubio opposed the bill before he even read it.

By Jeff Simon and Aaron Blake  |  08:29 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Campaign 2016, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Marco Rubio delivers foreign policy address with bipartisan tone at Brookings Institution

The Florida senator further stoked speculation about his vice-presidential aspirations with a lengthy foreign-policy address at the Brookings Institution in Washington.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:57 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Brookings Institution

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Mitt Romney punts on Marco Rubio’s DREAM Act; talks French vacation

The GOP frontrunner did not weigh in on Rubio’s plan for an alternative DREAM Act for undocumented immigrants.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  03:16 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Veepstakes, Marco Rubio, Immigration

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012

As illegal immigration debate heats up, Marco Rubio hits the trail with Mitt Romney

The Florida senator and potential VP pick will be campaigning with Romney in Pennsylvania Monday afternoon as the illegal immigration debate heats up.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, Veepstakes

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Marco Rubio feeds Romney VP talk with slip at National Journal breakfast (Video)

“If in four to five years, if I do a good job as vice president—I’m sorry, as senator—I’ll have the chance to do all sorts of things,” the Florida senator said at a National Journal event.

By Natalie Jennings  |  01:10 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Veepstakes

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Spotted: ‘Senator Marco Rubio Stands With Mitt’ web ad

Less than 12 hours after the rising GOP star announced his endorsement of Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor’s camp is up with a Web ad touting the move.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  11:06 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio