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Psssst… Marco Rubio Will be on the Ticket

August 29th, 2011


This piece was originally posted on The Huffington Post.

The Republican race for President is wide open. But the party has already settled on its vice presidential nominee: freshman Sen. Marco Rubio.

Rubio spoke at the Reagan Library last week at the personal invitation of Nancy Reagan. During his speech, he remarked, “The reality is, I’m not going to be the vice presidential nominee . . . ” At which point a man in the audience shouted, “Wanna bet?” The audience responded with whoops and cheers.

If you asked a computer to design the perfect Republican candidate for vice president, it would come up with Rubio. He’s got three big things going for him. He’s a Tea Party favorite. He’s Latino. And he’s from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Crist, Rubio Target Disaffected Voters

May 8th, 2010


This piece was originally published in National Journal.

Right now, there are two sources of discontent in the country. One is anti-government. The other is anti-politics. Both are on the Florida ballot this year.

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