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Maduro asks U.S. not to impose sanctions in Venezuela in op-ed

Maduro asks U.S. not to impose sanctions in Venezuela in op-ed

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 2 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro wrote an op-ed in the New York Times urging the U.S. to not impose sanctions or support opposition groups.
Aileen Graef
Tea Party Republicans show early 2016 preference for Rand Paul

Tea Party Republicans show early 2016 preference for Rand Paul

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. presidential election may be two years away, but results of a CBS News-New York Times poll offers some insight into what Tea Party followers may want.
The Issue: Year of action? Doubtful.

The Issue: Year of action? Doubtful.

U.S. President Barack Obama may have declared 2014 a year of action in his State of the Union address but lawmakers last week moved quickly after returning from their recess to knock down expectations.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential bid

Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential bid

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- An overwhelming 80 percent of Democrats want Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, says the New York Times/CBS News poll released Wednesday.

CPAC un-invites American Atheists from annual convention

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The non-profit American Atheists won't participate in the Conservative Political Action Conference next month because the group distorted its intent, CPAC said.
Poll: Clinton sweeps 2016 Republican field in battleground state Ohio

Poll: Clinton sweeps 2016 Republican field in battleground state Ohio

HAMDEN, Conn., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton swept a 2016 field of Republicans in hypothetical presidential match-ups in Ohio, a Quinnipiac poll indicated.

Obama handwrites apology to art history professor

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A University of Texas at Austin art history professor offended by President Obama's joke about art history majors said she received a handwritten apology.
On stimulus anniversary, GOP says it failed, Dems want more action

On stimulus anniversary, GOP says it failed, Dems want more action

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers used the anniversary of the 2009 stimulus law to debate the measure's effectiveness, following the release of a White House report.
Deciding how government prays

Deciding how government prays

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Nothing is closer to the hearts of people in the United States than local politics and prayer, usually Christian prayer. The U.S. Supreme Court may be about to rule on how closely the two can be combined.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Writer
Poll: Christie's national popularity takes a hit

Poll: Christie's national popularity takes a hit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's popularity as a potential presidential candidate is taking a hit in the face of recent controversy, a CNN/ORC poll indicates.
Poll: Clinton trounces others in hypothetical 2016 Dem primary

Poll: Clinton trounces others in hypothetical 2016 Dem primary

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton has a huge lead over other Democrats while the Republican field is muddled in hypothetical U.S. presidential primary races, a poll indicates.
State of the Union mixes sound and foolish proposals

State of the Union mixes sound and foolish proposals

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Promising to address inequality and strengthen the middle class, U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union address combined sound and foolish proposals, laced with good old fashioned demagoguery.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Sen. Marco Rubio: Continue federal funding of anti-poverty programs

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said Sunday that though control of anti-poverty programs should be shifted to the states, they shouldn't lose federal funding.
Obama: U.S. needs to keep fighting War on Poverty

Obama: U.S. needs to keep fighting War on Poverty

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Former President Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty has done much to keep the poorest U.S. residents afloat, President Obama said Wednesday.

Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton in a draw, poll says

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in a hypothetical White House matchup, a national poll indicates.
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Marco Antonio Rubio (born May 28, 1971) is the junior United States Senator from Florida (2011–present). A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives (2007–2009).

Born to a family of Cuban exiles, Rubio was raised in Miami, Florida and Las Vegas, Nevada. He attended Tarkio College and Santa Fe College before graduating from the University of Florida. He earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1996 while interning for U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. In the late 1990s he served as a City Commissioner for West Miami. Rubio was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2000, representing the 111th House district. He was elected Speaker in November 2006.

Rubio announced a run for U.S. Senate in May 2009 after incumbent Republican Mel Martinez resigned. Initially trailing by double-digits against the incumbent Republican Governor Charlie Crist, Rubio eventually surpassed him in polling for the Republican nomination. Rubio won the Republican nomination after Crist opted instead for an independent run. In a three-way split against Crist and Democratic candidate Kendrick Meek, Rubio won the general election in November 2010 by a 19-point margin.

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