Immigration Caps and Prudence
Earlier this week, Marco Rubio doubted that the RAISE Act would be able to make it through the Senate and outlined one of his major objections to the legislation:
I don’t want to limit legal immigration.#…#Where I probably …
A Better Way Forward on Family Policy
The hug-that-wasn’t might have cemented meaningful assistance for low- and middle-income families.
Following Ivanka Trump’s meeting with Senator Marco Rubio and others about including an expansion of the Child Tax Credit in the upcoming tax reform, the White …
Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump Team Up on Tax Reform
The White House has gained a surprising new ally on issues related to tax reform: Senator Marco Rubio.
In an e-mail circulating through congressional offices, members of Congress have been invited to join Senator Rubio and First Daughter Ivanka Trump …
Trump Did Not Hint at the ‘Comprehensive Reform’ That Sank Rubio
There was a short-lived frenzy on Tuesday as Trump comments to news anchors indicated that he might be open to an amnesty for some unauthorized immigrants. Liberal journalists and anti-Trump Republican consultants were going crazy with the thought that Trump …
If Rubio Wins and Trump Loses in Florida…
With Election Day looming, Hillary Clinton holds the narrowest of leads in Florida in the RealClearPolitics average, 46.9 percent to 46.7 percent.
Meanwhile, in the Senate race, Marco Rubio leads in the RealClearPolitics average, 49 percent to 45.3 percent.
The two most likely scenarios …
Marco Rubio’s Fatal Contradiction
Marco Rubio could have been the candidate of working-class conservative reformism, but he threw it all away. Since 2008, conservative policy analysts have argued that the GOP’s 1980s policy agenda was obsolete and that new policies were needed to address …
One Year of Obama Failures on Iran
One year ago today, President Obama announced the start of the flawed nuclear deal that he claimed would prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. Unfortunately, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has made America less safe. It at …
With Rubio Back in Senate Race, Beruff Goes on the Attack
Carlos Beruff is not mincing words when it comes to Marco Rubio’s decision to run for reelection after spending nearly two years saying he would not do so if he ran for president.
“People have to go [to Congress] …
Rubio to Donors: Senate Will Be More Important than Ever
Marco Rubio told donors that the Senate will be more important than ever after the 2016 election. “We have to have a Senate that can stand up to the president,” he said, according to one individual on the 1:30 P.M. call. …
Rubio to Attend Fundraiser for Florida House Candidate
Another interesting data point as we await Marco Rubio’s decision on whether he’ll run for reelection to the Senate:
On Wednesday, Rubio is scheduled to be the “special guest” at a Washington, D.C. fundraiser for Brandon Patty, …
Impromptus: The Lincoln exception, &c.
Over the last 150 years or so, Abraham Lincoln has been paid many compliments. He has also been the subject of many condemnations. But on the compliment front, has Lincoln ever been paid a higher one than the compliment President Trump …
Sessions: ‘I Do Not’ Know If Trump Records White House Conversations
AG Sessions asked if he has knowledge of any recordings of conversations in the Oval Office: “I do not.” https://t.co/1VdDc7EgzY pic.twitter.com/xJyZ1nJaoo
— ABC News (@ABC) June 13, 2017
Senator Marco Rubio: Do you know if …
Stop Trolling Politicians at Town-Hall Meetings
Most Americans, particularly those in suburban and metropolitan areas, may not know where their town hall is, or even if their town has one. But lately everyone, it seems, is ready to attend a town-hall meeting.
“Town-hall meeting” is the …
For Marco Rubio, What Might Have Been — and Still Could Be
Port Orange, Fla. — Right around the time Donald Trump brought his crowd of nearly 5,000 to its feet in Jacksonville by pledging to bring “historic change” to the nation, Marco Rubio walked into a brewery 100 miles south and scanned the premises. …
Rubio Gets Some Redemption
Rubio easily won his Senate primary Tuesday evening, setting up a marquee race in a year when control of the Senate hangs in the balance.
It was just five months ago that Florida Republican voters rejected Rubio in favor of …
Trevor Noah Doesn’t Understand Being a Man
Daily Show host Trevor Noah attacked Florida senator Marco Rubio this week for believing that babies infected with the Zika virus should not be aborted.
“I wish a giant mosquito would f*** Rubio and leave him pregnant with a Zika …
The Permanent Revolt of the Republican Elites
One of the problems with figuring out what is wrong with the Republican Party is that our names for the various factions are all wrong. Kristen Soltis Anderson’s wonderful article about the Republican Party’s post-Trump divisions includes this …
Krauthammer’s Take: Rubio ‘Made the Right Decision’ To Run for Reelection
Charles Krauthammer argues that Marco Rubio’s decision to seek a second term in the Senate is the correct one:
Remember, we have a long history of candidates who lose one, sometimes even twice — Bob Dole lost twice, and he …
Yes, Marco Rubio Will Run for Reelection
Marco Rubio has begun telling colleagues he will run for reelection to the Senate, according to two sources familiar with the discussions.
Rubio, who said when he announced his presidential bid in April that he would not seek reelection, had …
It was May 12 when Marco Rubio made a seemingly offhand comment to reporters in the capitol. The conversation had turned to Rubio’s plan not to seek re-election, and a reporter offered that he still had time to change his …