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Latest Marco Rubio Items
"In the Middle East, are your sympathies more with the Israelis or more with the Palestinians?" asks a CNN survey released Monday. The simple question has multiple answers. Overall, 59 percent of Americans side with the Israelis, 13 precent with the Palestinians. Three percent sympathize with both, 11 percent with neither, and 13 percent have no opinion.
Sen. Marco Rubio says the way to turn around the nation's struggling economy is not to raise taxes on the wealthiest individuals but rather to make "poor people richer" as he visited this politically important state in a trip certain to stoke speculation about 2016.
The White House on Tuesday played down the impact of retired Gen. David Petraeus' stunning resignation as CIA director on pressing post-election matters in Washington although the president's spokesman said Mr. Obama was "certainly surprised" to learn of Mr. Petraeus' extramarital affair and decision to step down.
The mutating "Petraeus affair" has conveniently filled the media vacuum left after the presidential election ended, providing press, pundits and assorted officials a veritable gold mine of material.
Election Day wasn't a total disaster for the right. The same country that re-elected the most liberal president since Franklin D. Roosevelt also renewed the speakership of Ohio Republican Rep. John Boehner. Senate Democrats maintained their slim majority, but the GOP pulled off a more important coup in the upper chamber: The caucus is growing more conservative.
Nearly two months after the terrorist assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, it continues to ripple across American politics, though the constantly shifting timelines provided by the administration and the new questions raised by Republicans have not dramatically reshaped the presidential race.
When confronted with opposition to voter-ID laws, Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, asked, "What's the big deal?" Rhode Island state Rep. Anastasia Williams, Democrat, agrees with Mr. Rubio, and is one of the biggest supporters of her state's voter-ID law. The big deal is voter fraud, which Ms. Williams experienced firsthand. She arrived at her polling place in 2006 only to be told that she had already voted. In 2010, she saw a man vote and then return, in different garb, to vote again. Requiring all voters to present a valid ID would help curb such abuses.
For the first time since superstorm Sandy walloped the East Coast, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney returned to full campaign mode Wednesday in the key battleground state of Florida, where he toned down his attacks against President Obama while touting an optimistic message that centered on his plans for strengthening the economy and nurturing bipartisanship in Washington.
The 12-year-old daughter of Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, is out of the hospital and at home recovering from a head injury suffered in a golf cart accident.