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When Rubio and Paul Argue, Everyone Else Wins

I love the smell of infighting in the morning. via TPM When it comes to Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) support for the Obama administration’s new policy on Cuba, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said the senator from Kentucky doesn’t know what … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Fever

The continuing resolution that keeps the federal government running, which was passed by Congress before they went home to campaign, will expire on December 11th and fourteen congressional Republicans have written a little to John Boehner urging him to block … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Graham: I May Run for President if No One Warmongers Enough

While Team Cruz believes running on neo-con foreign policy will separate him from the rest of the pack in 2016, Lindsey Graham is now floating the idea of running for president. During an interview with The Weekly Standard, Graham took … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Gheen’s Words Are On Rubio’s Lips, Says Gheen

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) remains on ALIPAC president William Gheen’s naughty list because he supported immigration reform that one time before turning against his own bill, but Gheen is proud that Rubio has turned to the dark side and is … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Fever

Government Shutdown Fever is back and both Steve King (R-IA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) floated the idea today. Speaking at the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale, Iowa today, King said Republicans should not unilaterally disarm themselves by taking a shutdown … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: Faith and Freedom Edition

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) was confronted by a group of DREAMers at a “Faith and Freedom” barbecue on Monday, and after he scolded them for being illegal a member of the audience chased them out of the building with his … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Marco Rubio Daydreams Out Loud

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) says that if he were president — Ha!– the current influx of undocumented children from Central America wouldn’t have happened. “Well first of all, it wouldn’t have happened because I never would’ve signed an executive order … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Serious Business

Artist – John Cole In other news, the Treasury Department recorded a budget surplus of $71 billion for the month of June. Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio is back to supporting his own immigration bill again. Maybe. Let’s see if this … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Do Something. No, Don’t Do Something.

While Republicans say the influx of undocumented children from Central America is a pressing issue that requires immediate attention from the president, they aren’t willing to approve funding to address it. The president “is asking to use billions of taxpayer … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Weak-Kneed

Today has been a diligent reminder that Republicans are deathly afraid of evil-doers and they’re also not big fans of due process. “If they bring him to the U.S., they will Mirandize this guy, and it will be the biggest … Continue reading
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Reruns

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Marco Rubio has no idea what he’s talking about. Meanwhile, Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham are shamelessly pushing a 20 week abortion ban, but that may not be enough to convince Charleston Republicans … Continue reading
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Unconvinced

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Marco Rubio is an imbecile. “Our climate is always changing,” Rubio said. “And what they have chosen to do is take a handful of decades of research and say that this is now … Continue reading
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Settled Science

Artist — Nate Beeler According to a recent Gallup poll, Republicans and the Tea Party have some hilarity in store for the state of democracy this year. Sen. Marco Rubio reiterated to ABC’s Jonathan Karl today that he’s still a “no” … Continue reading
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Circus Act

Artist – Bruce Plante In other news, the Select Solyndra IRS Committee to Investigate the Benghazi ACORN Birth Certificate will feature only seven Republicans but, wouldn’t you know, over 200 of them are seeking the honor. Everyone wants to get … Continue reading
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Big Ideas

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, an animal feed processing plant exploded in Omaha, Nebraska today, injuring at least nine and killing an unknown number of persons. Meanwhile, Marco Rubio will decide sometime during the next 12 months whether … Continue reading
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Rubio Blocks State Department Nominee for Doing His Job, Negotiating for Peace

The Obama administration and the American people have no interest in getting involved in another middle eastern war, but members of Congress are adamant that war remain on the table. While Congress ponders new sanctions on Iran that would jeopardize … Continue reading
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Rubio Displays His Hatred of Poverty by Voting Against the Unemployed

Senator Marco Rubio, who as you probably recall is scheduled to make a “major speech” on poverty tomorrow, voted in favor of filibustering the extension of unemployment insurance today. The U.S. Senate cleared a vital procedural hurdle moments ago to … Continue reading
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Rubio: Fight Poverty by Repealing Obamacare

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is an unintentionally hilarious man and this, like many other similar proposals, are why the GOP is utterly incapable of appealing to women, minorities, and a growing number of the working poor. Rubio is scheduled to … Continue reading
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Rubio: I’m One of You Guys

Now that his poll numbers have plummeted and his 2016 stock has evaporated, Senator Marco Rubio is hitting the wingnut circuit in an attempt to salvage his wholesome, arch conservative image. Rubio will keynote a fundraiser this week for a … Continue reading
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Marco Rubio Found The Excuse He Was Looking For

Marco Rubio has been soul-searching for months, looking for an excuse to write off immigration reform for good. Now it looks like he’s found what he was looking for. It’s Obama’s fault, of course. “I think immigration reform is harder … Continue reading
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