Tag Archive: Marco Rubio

Where Are You, Senator Rubio?

March 27, 2017

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. Sen. Marco Rubio seems to have gone missing. Not missing from his Senate votes, like he was infamous for during his first term. Missing from the larger political conversation, especially when it comes to immigration and being a sober Continue Reading →

Is This a Second Chance for Rubio?

June 25, 2016

This post originally appeared on NBCNews.com Marco Rubio has thrown his hat in the ring for the Senate race that just a couple of days ago he shunned. He enters the race a front-runner, but just barely. The obstacles that face him are not just numerous Continue Reading →

Adiós, Rubio 2016

March 18, 2016

This piece originally appeared on NBCnews.com Donald Trump has been thumping Marco Rubio—verbally and politically—for weeks. But the lethal blow came in Florida with Rubio coming in a distant second behind Trump. Just a few years earlier Florida had launched Marco Rubio as one of Continue Reading →

The Republican ‘Elefante’ in the Room

February 9, 2016

This piece first appeared on NBCnews.com The election of the first Latino president (or vice president) is as close as ever, yet he/she could likely hail from the Republican Party. This is an uncomfortable truth for Latinos and trains the spotlight on a big elefante in the Continue Reading →

Is the GOP Really Ready for Rubio?

November 12, 2015

This piece originally appeared on NBCnews.com AUSTIN, TX — Up until the last Republican debate the idea of Marco Rubio as the Republican presidential nominee was a theoretical and distant possibility. In the pre-Trump era smart money was on Jeb Bush and perhaps even swing Continue Reading →

MSNBC’s Hardball – Immigration Reform’s Poison Pill

June 11, 2013

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Rubio’s coy immigration play

April 3, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino. Senator Marco Rubio got cold feet this Saturday. This weekend the Senator protested that the immigration negotiations were proceeding too hastily and that things were just moving too fast. Much like a jittery bride he showed hesitancy in his Continue Reading →

MSNBC’s Morning Joe – Previewing the SOTU

February 11, 2013

Which Marco Rubio will show up tomorrow night to give the State of the Union Rebuttal??? Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

MSNBC’s The Cycle

January 30, 2013

Fun Times this afternoon on MSNBC’s The Cycle where in looking at immigration I actually agree with something Senator David Vitter said. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Rubio cornered on immigration

January 21, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino. There’s a saying in Spanish, es de sabios cambiar de opinión.  Roughly translated, “it is of wise people to change their minds.” According to this dicho Senator Marco Rubio is wise.  On the issue of immigration he has evolved from opposing to supporting Continue Reading →

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