Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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

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

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True20 (%)(20)
  • Half True17 (%)(17)
  • Mostly False19 (%)(19)
  • False10 (%)(10)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Marco Rubio's website

Recent statements involving Marco Rubio

Recent stories featuring Marco Rubio

Fact-checking claims about Cuba

New rules about normalizing U.S.-Cuba relations set off political claims from Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and others.

Fact-checking U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's book 'American Dreams'

The senator from Florida (and a potential 2016er) has a new book out. We fact-checked three statements from it about welfare, education and government regulation.

 

Help fund PolitiFact’s Kickstarter to live fact-check the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response. 

Fact-checking South Florida politicians in 2014

PolitiFact Florida fact-checked claims by and about politicians from Miami-Dade and Broward counties on topics including immigration, Obamacare and climate change.

 

Tracking St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman's campaign promises on the Krise-O-Meter

• ‚ÄčImmigration fact-checking in 2014

Climate change: the Readers' Choice winner

"Global warming is a hoax" was the falsehood that won our Readers' Choice poll for Lie of the Year. Here's a look back at that fact-check, as well as other 2014  fact-checks on  the Keystone XL pipeline, proposed carbon-cutting regulations on power plants, and the polar vortex. 

 

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