Friday, November 21st, 2014

Marco Rubio's file

Rubio

Republican from Florida

Marco Rubio is a U.S. senator from Florida. He was elected in 2010 and took office Jan. 5, 2011. Rubio served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2000 to 2008 and is a former Speaker of the Florida House. He served on the West Miami City Commission from 1998 to 2000. He is from Miami and holds a law degree from the University of Miami.

Rubio's statements by ruling

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Marco Rubio's website

Recent statements involving Marco Rubio

Mostly False

There's been a pause, but don't expect it to last

Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio

Surface temperatures on Earth "have stabilized."

— PolitiFact National

False

97 percent of findings that took a position disagree

Mostly True

Guatemala and Mexico are similar, but not exactly the same

Recent stories featuring Marco Rubio

Attacks and claims about climate change heat up the Truth-O-Meter

As new studies shined a spotlight on rising sea levels and global warming, Sen. Marco Rubio and other politicians and pundits made several statements we fact-checked

Has Marco Rubio backtracked on climate change?

Even as he prepares for a potential run at the presidency, Rubio remains steadfast in his opposition to the scientifically proven link between human activity and the planet's changing climate. We reviewed a record of his comments on the issue.

Rubio calls Snowden scandal 'most damaging' espionage case in U.S. history. Is it?

The Florida senator and potential presidential candidate said it's the worst case of spying ever. Experts we talked to said it's up for debate, but there are others that could be considered as significant.

Top 10 most fact-checked people on the Truth-O-Meter

Curious about who -- other than President Barack Obama -- has been fact-checked on the Truth-O-Meter most often? We were, too. So we created a list.

PolitiFact Florida's Top 10 fact-checks of 2013

Fact-checks about Trayvon Martin, Obamacare and the federal government shutdown were among PolitiFact Florida’s most read items in 2013.