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

"Having an active father makes children 98 percent more likely to graduate from college."

Surface temperatures on Earth "have stabilized."

Human activity is not "causing these dramatic changes to our climate."

"No other country has a constitutional right" like the Second Amendment.

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

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.

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