Marco Rubio

The eight senators meet in private several times a week, alternating between Sen. John McCain's and Sen. Charles Schumer's offices. They sit in arm chairs arranged in a circle and sip water or soft drinks as they debate temporary workers and border security. In a capital riven by partisanship and gridlock, they are determined to be the exception and actually get something done. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Gang Of Eight’ Senators From Both Parties Keep Quiet On Immigration Reform

The eight senators meet in private several times a week, alternating between Sen. John McCain’s and Sen. Charles Schumer’s offices. They sit in arm chairs arranged in a circle and sip water or soft drinks as they debate temporary workers and border security. In a capital riven by partisanship and gridlock, they are determined to be the exception and actually get something done.

03/09/2013

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rubio: ‘I Want To Protect My Neighbors’

Sen. Marco Rubio hammered on President Barack Obama on the economy, emphasizing that he wants to protect his neighbors, not the millionaires, from the president’s vision of a strong middle-class economy.

02/12/2013

File photo of Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Warns Obama Against Tax Increases, Spending

Republicans warned Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda would bring more tax increases and escalate deficit spending, vowing that they would guard against Washington-centric policies and help middle-class families rebound from years of tepid economic growth.

02/12/2013

File photo of Marco Rubio.(credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

In Post-Election Vacuum, Rubio On Rise Within GOP

Marco Rubio is taking center stage as Republicans search for a new leader.

02/10/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama speaking about immigration reform yesterday in Las Vegas. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

House Members Negotiate A Proposal On Immigration

A group of a half-dozen House members, equally divided between Democrats and Republicans, is nearing completion of wide-ranging immigration legislation similar to proposals by Senate negotiators and President Barack Obama, including a pathway to legal immigration status for 11 million illegal immigrants already in the U.S.

01/30/2013

File photo of U.S. Chamber President Tom Donohue. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

US Chamber Makes Immigration Overhaul Top Priority

The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the “door to the American dream must always remain open” as he announced a broad coalition of business, labor, faith organizations, law enforcement and ethnic groups intent on overhauling the nation’s immigration system.

01/10/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

Amid little compromise, Congress members left Washington in time for elections. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Unproductive Congress Leaves Town Early, Compromise Scarce

The most partisan, least productive Congress in memory has skipped out of Washington so lawmakers can make their case for voters to re-elect them.

09/22/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.

09/05/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's profile has increased on the national scene since his recall election win Tuesday. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP Strategist: ‘Sky Is The Limit’ For Republican Darling Walker

With the added layer of passion surrounding Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his win comes speculation regarding Walker’s role as the hot Republican figure of the moment, what awaits him following the recall and if Mitt Romney and the Republican Party can ride the momentum gained in Wisconsin through the summertime stops on the campaign trail.

06/07/2012

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