Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Marco Rubio's file

Rubio

Republican from Florida

Marco Rubio, a U.S. senator from Florida, is a candidate for president of the United States in 2016. 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

Click on the ruling to see all of Rubio's statements for that ruling.

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  • Mostly True23 (%)(23)
  • Half True20 (%)(20)
  • Mostly False21 (%)(21)
  • False14 (%)(14)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Marco Rubio's website

Recent statements involving Marco Rubio

Recent stories featuring Marco Rubio

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 for June 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush officially announced his 2016 candidacy for president, leading to a fresh round of attacks and claims.

 

'Teabagger' group distorts Ted Cruz and others with images and fake quotations

As Ted Cruz and others surely know, a Facebook group called "Stop the World, Teabaggers Want Off" draws traffic partly by depicting conservatives--including Cruz of Texas--saying things actually not said.

 

The group says it's trying to poke fun.

Are red light cameras a ‘scam,’ as Marco Rubio says?

As Marco Rubio’s supporters poked fun at a news article about his four traffic tickets, the GOP presidential contender fired back with his own claim about red light cameras. We look at the debate about the cameras.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 in May

Fact-checks of claims from Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott topped our fact-checks and reports in May.

Fact-checking GOP presidential contenders on the economy

Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rick Perry are among the speakers at Gov. Rick Scott’s economic summit in Orlando. 

 

• Revisiting the Legislature’s budget showdown