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Marco Rubio speech at Brookings Institution: How to follow it

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Everything Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) does at this stage in the vice presidential speculation game gets a second look.

So announcements like this one — made the same day Rubio campaigned at an immigration event with Mitt Romney — get Washington’s attention.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>MEDIA ADVISORY: @<a href=”https://twitter.com/MarcoRubio”>MarcoRubio</a> to Deliver Major Speech on Future of U.S. Foreign Policy: <a href=”http://t.co/yIbcxzs0” title=”http://bit.ly/IzTZRf”>bit.ly/IzTZRf</a></p>&mdash; Senator Rubio Press (@SenRubioPress) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SenRubioPress/status/194551050257170433” data-datetime=”2012-04-23T22:19:19+00:00”>April 23, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8”></script>

Here are the details on how to follow the speech:

When: Wednesday, April 25 at Noon ET.

Where: The Brookings Institution in Washington

How to watch it: Brookings will have a live webcast of the speech (here’s the Brookings page on the event). If a feed is available, we will stream it here in Election 2012.

Brookings President Strobe Talbott and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) will speak briefly before Rubio.

How to follow the speech on social media: Brookings recommends using the hashtag #BIRubio on Twitter to join the conversation about the event.

<a href=”https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?button_hashtag=BIRubio” class=”twitter-hashtag-button” data-related=”postpolitics” data-url=”http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/election-2012”>Tweet #BIRubio</a> <script>!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);</script>

You can follow Washington Post bloggers @FeliciaSonmez and @ThinkTankedWapo for updates from the speech.

What to expect from Rubio’s speech:

Rubio’s announcement says the remarks “will focus on whether U.S. global leadership is sustainable and even necessary in the 21st century.”

Rubio is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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