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.

Recent statements involving Marco Rubio

Says the goal of the Affordable Care Act was to get 30 million people insured, but it only got 7 million.

Says Marco Rubio believes the earth is 9,000 years old and that humans hunted dinosaurs to extinction; says  Rand Paul believes the earth is 10,000 years old and God removed dinosaurs "to make space for humans."

"Americans increasingly want (the Affordable Care Act) to be repealed."

"Under Obamacare, when you turn Medicaid over to the states ... the money will be available up front for the expansion for a few years. Then, the money will go away."

Marriage "decreases the probability of child poverty by 82 percent."

Recent stories featuring Marco Rubio

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.

Fact-checking immigration: A year-end report:

In 2013, the U.S. Senate passed immigration legislation, but it died in the House. Along the way, we rated plenty of claims from all sides.

Fact-checking immigration: PolitiFact's year-end report:

In 2013, the U.S. Senate passed immigration reform, but it died in the House. Along the way, we rated plenty of claims on both sides.

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