Marco Rubio

Hillary Clinton (AP Photo)

2016 campaign checklist: Who’s doing what

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is the season of cultivation for people who might run for president in 2016. It’s a time to get to know donors, to get the public to know you on TV […]

08/19/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 11, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Rubio warns Obama could act to legalize immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that if Congress doesn’t pass immigration overhaul legislation, President Barack Obama may act on his own to legalize the 11 million immigrants already in the […]

08/13/2013

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Tricky obstacles ahead to averting shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — There hasn’t been a government shutdown in nearly two decades, but senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill are finding trickier-than-usual obstacles in their path as they try to come up with must-do legislation […]

07/26/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 11, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Rubio reconnects with tea party activists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is renewing his outreach to tea party supporters and his advocacy for Republican causes as he struggles to repair his image as a conservative standard-bearer. The shift comes […]

07/23/2013

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Millions more immigrants under the Senate bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Landmark immigration legislation passed by the Senate would remake America’s workforce from the highest rungs to the lowest and bring many more immigrants into the economy, from elite technology companies to restaurant […]

07/08/2013

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Immigration overhaul: Senate passes historic bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America’s shadows. The bill also promises […]

06/27/2013

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Health care thorny issue in immigration debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health care coverage for newly legalized immigrants is emerging as a thorny issue in Congress’ drive to remake the nation’s immigration system, posing hard-to-solve problems for Senate negotiators and threatening a bill-writing […]

06/07/2013

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Jumble of education topics facing Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — From pre-kindergarten to No Child Left Behind, from broadband-wired schools to college loans, students in every age group are suddenly finding the spotlight on Capitol Hill. After months of relative neglect, education […]

06/06/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio hears out House conservatives on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has met with House conservatives skeptical of the immigration overhaul bill he helped write. Rubio emerged to say that it’s clear the sweeping bill needs more work […]

06/05/2013

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Study: Immigration bill would help Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan immigration bill pending in the Senate would strengthen the Social Security trust fund by adding millions of workers to tax rolls, and provide a boost to the overall economy, according […]

05/09/2013

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