(AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says the U.S. doesn't need a federal Education Department, arguing that its recommendations to state and local governments often turn into mandates tied to money. Democrats pointed out that Rubio's expensive college costs were footed in part by Pell Grants and Stafford Loans, which are administered by the Education Department.
Every once in a while a politician says something that you think can't possibly be correct... until you find that it is. This happened earlier in the month (better late than never) when [mc_name name='Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)' chamber='senate'...Show More Summary
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley visited Puerto Rico last month, becoming the first Democratic presidential candidate to make a campaign stop on the island this year. GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush arrived in late April for aShow More Summary
Marco Rubio has a sweet tooth. (Note: This is actually a story about Rubio claiming that subsidies to the sugar industry are necessary to prevent terrorism. But I like my pun.) Iran deal close to passing. Kim Davis needs to pack it in. According to The Washington Post's Radley Balko, a woman was convicted for standing too close to a police officer. Show More Summary
The presidential primaries are six months away and tech companies aren't wasting any time putting money up for the candidates they want to go the distance. The post Marco Rubio Is Winning When It Comes To Tech Funding Thanks To One Multibillionaire appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A new Public Policy Polling national survey finds Donald Trump expanding his lead over the GOP field to 29%, followed by Ben Carson at 15$, Jeb Bush at 9%, Carly Fiorina at 8%, Marco Rubio at 7%, Ted Cruz at [...]
(AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says the U.S. doesn't a federal Education Department. Rubio says the department starts out by making suggestions, then turns them into mandates and forces schools to implement them in order to receive federal money.
(Ferenstein Wire)?—?Republican Presidential candidate Marco Rubio has a big early lead in the race to secure tech industry riches, snagging about 6x more money than any other candidate so far, according politics analytics startup, Crowdpac. He’s received $3M from donors who self-identify in tech industry employers, compared to Jeb Bush’s $525K. Clinton, a presumptive [...]
Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, one of the many Republicans challenging Mr. Trump for the party's presidential nomination, thinks Mr. Trump misses the point with his slogan, "Make America Great Again."
I bequeath to you the Eternal Republican Talking Point, my child. Use it well, or at least often. We're doing this again, I see. We do it every single election, and now we're doing it again because no matter how powerful our military...Show More Summary
During Monday's Tonight Show, Gov. Chris Christie shared a story with Jimmy Fallon about the time he joined Mitt Romney's family — along with fellow GOP 2016 hopeful Marco Rubio — for a boat ride and ice cream. And all three politicians forgot their wallets. Romney's wife Ann thankfully came to the rescue. Show More Summary
They also had 11 kids with them.
Marco Rubio has warned that if sugar subsidies are removed the terrorists will win.
A new Morning Consult poll finds Donald Trump leading the GOP primary pack with 37%, followed by Jeb Bush and Ben Carson at 9% each, Marco Rubio and Mike Huckabee at 6% each and Scott Walker at 5%. Wonk Wire: [...]
More than most of the presidential candidates, Marco Rubio tends to make a point of talking about higher education reform in his stump speech. He mentions rising costs and loan burdens, and talks about making college more affordableShow More Summary
It was one of the biggest whoppers of Mitt Romney's 2012 platform. So why is Marco Rubio repeating it three years later.
Between the two, Trump would be a vastly more effective and successful leader in relations with China. We can expect that the same would apply to Japan.
Marco Rubio got tough with the world leaders in a speech on Friday, going so far as to call some of them “lunatics” and “gangsters.” According to the Daily Mail, the senator from Florida was talking to a group in South Carolina about foreign policy. Show More Summary