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Rubio Watch: Rubio Proposal Overlooks Obstacles Ahead For DREAMers

Though it has yet to be introduced in Congress, Senator Marco Rubio’s alternative to the DREAM Act received an appraisal from the Washington Post this week, which noted that it represents an effort to shake the hard-line anti-immigrant sentiment voiced by many leading conservative politicians. The editorial also noted, however, that the outlines of his proposal promote what’s tantamount to “permanent second-class status.” continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio Reminds Us He’s Anti-Cuba All the Way

Florida Senator Marco Rubio continues to assert his hard stance on all things Cuba. When asked what he thought about the recently enacted Cuba-crackdown bill – he was all for it and doesn’t agree with anyone who disagrees. continue reading »

Marco Rubio’s Grandfather Was Ordered Deported; He Chose To Stay

Here’s the thing about Marco Rubio: he’s the son of Cuban immigrants, represents the state with the fourth-largest immigrant population in America, constantly bills himself and his background as the embodiment of the American Dream…and yet he seems to have much less sympathy for immigrants who have stories much like his. continue reading »

Nine Latinos/Hispanics Make ‘TIME Magazine’ 100 Most Influential List

Each year, TIME Magazine releases “The 100 Most Influential People in the World” list, and this year, 9 Latinos/Hispanics made the list. From political figures to a red-headed funny man, the Latinos on the this years list span all walks of life. continue reading »

Marco Rubio Says The Dream Act Will Encourage Illegal ‘Chain Migration’ Ignores His Family Path

Marco Rubio Says The Dream Act Will Encourage Illegal ‘Chain Migration’ (VIDEO) however, we note that Senator Rubio’s father, mother and brother entered the United States upon the invitation of a relative, what he has called: “chain migration”. Thereafter, they all enjoyed the benefits of the Cuban Adjustment Act. continue reading »

Where is Senator Marco Rubio’s Complete Legal Immigration Plan?

After meeting in person with valedictorian Daniela Pelaez from Florida who was facing deportation, Senator Rubio restated his opposition to the DREAM ACT by saying: “it is the wrong way to do the right thing.” continue reading »

Nearly-Deported DREAM Act-ers Daniela and Dayana Pelaez Visit Members of Congress (VIDEO)

Daniela and Dayana Pelaez, two sisters from Miami who were facing a deportation later this month, attended several meetings with members of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 7. continue reading »

POLL: Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum Top List of Vice Presidential Candidates

Asked who should be the Republican nominee for Vice President, Florida Senator Marco Rubio tops the list, followed by the surging former Pennsylvania Senator, continue reading »

Sen. Rubio Takes on Pres. Obama in Contraception Fight

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has become the latest to challenge the part of President Obama's health care law which laid out new rules for insurance providers. continue reading »

That Ship Has Sailed , Senator Rubio by Hector Luis Alamo jr

Two weeks ago, in a deft display of political maneuvering, Florida GOP Senator Marco Rubio urged his party to tone down its anti-immigrant rhetoric. In front of a gathering for the Washington Ideas Forum, the 40-year-old Cuban-American senator underscored the need for the GOP to win back Latino and pro-immigrant voters: “The Republican Party should not be labeled as the anti-illegal immigration party. Republicans need to be the pro-legal immigration party.” continue reading »

Senator Rubio Introduces Bipartisan Jobs Bill: “Agree Act”

U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) have introduced The American Growth, Recovery, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Act. continue reading »

Potential Latino Vice Presidential Candidates Not Well Known by Most Voters

One of the back stories of the GOP primary is whether any of the candidates vying to represent the Republican Party and challenge President Obama continue reading »

Anti-Hispanic, Anti-Immigrant GOP Cannot Count on Marco Rubio to Save Its Image

Freshman Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) remains a Tea Party favorite and, despite his protests to the contrary, the leading vice presidential candidate for the Republican Party continue reading »

OPINION:  Latino Group Weighs in on Univision Boycott by Republican Candidates

Republican Presidential candidates are committing political suicide with Latino voters in the entire southwest. Former two term Governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson seems to be the only candidate continue reading »

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to Pen Autobiography

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is looking to become the next best-selling author, as the Miami Herald is reporting that he is currently in the process of writing his autobiography. continue reading »

Marcio Rubio Will be President Someday Predicts Rush Limbaugh, Sees Him as ‘Conservative Purity’

Conservative radio talk host Rush Limbaugh is jumping on the ‘We love everything about Marco Rubio’ bandwagon. Yesterday during his program Limbaugh predicted Rubio “someday [is] going to be president of the United States.” continue reading »

Romney to Republican National Hispanic Assembly: As President, I’d Crack Down on Illegal Immigration

Friday, presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Obama’s immigration policies, saying, “Our country must do a better job of securing its borders and as president, continue reading »

Sen. Rubio, Angry About Attacks by Maddow and Schultz, Asks Supporters to Fight Back by Donating $$

Senator Marco Rubio is not letting up on his war with MSNBC television host and political commentator Rachel Maddow and Ed Schultz, also a political commentator, as well as a radio host, but this time he’s doing it in a fundraising pitch. continue reading »

From Saving Nancy Reagan to Getting Out the Latino Republican Vote - Is Rubio the Next Superman?

Can the junior senator from Florida really be the next Superman and I don’t mean the fictional character, I mean the real deal. From the moment he stepped onto the national political stoplight he has been touted not only as the Latino face of the Republican Party, he is being touted as a potential Vice Presidential candidate. And now yesterday he goes and saves the beloved Nancy Reagan from a nasty tumble at the Reagan Presidential Library. continue reading »

Taking Up an Invitation from Nancy Reagan Herself, Sen. Rubio to Speak at Reagan Library

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is preparing to speaking at the Reagan presidential library on Tuesday after former first lady, Nancy Reagan requested he speak at her husband’s library. continue reading »