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Florida’s Sen. Marco Rubio Slated to Give Republican Rebuttal to State of the Union Address

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, a rising star among conservatives, has been tapped by his party to deliver - in English and Spanish - the GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address before Congress next week. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio Given Key Role in Republican Convention, Will Introduce Romney

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has been given a key role in the upcoming Republican National Convention, he will introduce Presidential nominee Mitt Romney. continue reading »

Rubio Watch: Marco Rubio’s Forgotten Dream

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) continues to criticize the President’s smart move to protect DREAM-eligible young people from deportation—despite clear similarities between Obama’s action and the bill Rubio has talked about introducing for months. In an interview with Florida reporters, Rubio said the Obama program will end up binge a “bureaucratic nightmare” and make it more difficult to enact a permanent solution in Congress, according to La Opinion continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Check out Marco Rubio on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show (VIDEO)

Check out Florida Senator Marco Rubio on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show. Rubio was there to chat and promote his new memoir “An American Son”. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Senator Rubio Issues a Stern Warning to Cuban Government

As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics, Marco spoke at a hearing Thursday about countering repression and strengthening civil society in Cuba . continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH- STARS Act Highlights Potential Pitfalls of Rubio DREAM Proposal

When news broke yesterday that a Florida congressman introduced an alternative version of the DREAM Act, many assumed it was Sen. Marco Rubio, who has been promising for months to introduce such legislation. In fact, the bill in question—dubbed the STARS Act—was introduced by Rep. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Senator’s First Trip to Cuba is to Guantanamo Bay

Yesterday, Florida Senator Marco Rubio made a visit to the homeland of his parents when he made a surprise visit to Guantanamo Bay to meet with military personnel. continue reading »

This Weeks Immigration Policy Update

On May 16, the House passed its version of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill. Although some last-minute changes were made in a manager's amendment, the bill would still weaken protections for immigrant victims of domestic violence. continue reading »

Rubio Watch: Sen. Rubio Sympathizes with, then Attacks, Blameless Children

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has talked ... and talked ... and talked about introducing a bill that would provide legal status to, as he says, blameless undocumented individuals who were brought to the United States as children. We have welcomed the Florida senator’s entry into this important discussion and have been anxious to see his bill and the strong Republican support that he has promised. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio Still Paying Off Student Loans but Votes Against Low Interest Rates

As the Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend low interest rates on government subsidized student loans one of their everyone , Florida Senator Marco Rubio, urged that ‘the interest rates on student loans do not go up.” continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Weekend Anti-Obama Rhetoric Makes Marco Rubio Look Like a Candidate Again

Florida Senator Marco Rubio appeared on Chris Wallace’s ‘Fox News Sunday’ chatting on all things President Obama has done wrong. He was so critical that you would think Rubio is running for office again but this time against the President. More likely he is hoping to be noticed for the Republican Vice Presidential slot in spite of all his denials. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio on Anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s Death

This week in Marco Rubio's weekly newsletter the Senator from Florida noted the anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's death by reflecting on the future of the country's national security. He also called for passage of The Down Payment to Protect National Security Act, a bill he cosponsored, which stops the automatic, across-the-board cuts to our nation’s defense capabilities. 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 »

Rubio Watch: Only Gulf Senator that Wants All BP Money to Go to Gulf States and Not be Shared

This week, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will participate in a series of events in the Florida Panhandle. On Tuesday, the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce hosted a constituent coffee for Rubio, where he met with business and community leaders. continue reading »

Rubio Watch: Rubio’s ‘Dream Act Light’ Jumbles Immigration Issue

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio spent the week in the spotlight as the latest potential running mate for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The Hispanic lawmaker, anointed as the party's best hope for appealing to more Latino voters, came loaded for bear — rolling out an alternative to the Democrats' Dream Act. continue reading »