Thursday, September 3rd, 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 True26 (%)(26)
  • Half True21 (%)(21)
  • Mostly False24 (%)(24)
  • False14 (%)(14)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Marco Rubio's website

Recent statements involving Marco Rubio

Mostly True

The Army is downsizing

Half-True

Most states require parental consent or notification for abortion

Mostly False

Rubio's plan doesn't define 'innovative providers'

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He supported a restrictive bill that included exceptions

Recent stories featuring Marco Rubio

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for August 2015

Claims about illegal immigration, abortion and college costs were hot topics in the presidential race.

 

Fact checking Marco Rubio

As we near the the next national GOP debate on Sept. 16, political watchers are keeping an eye on polls to see who in the crowded field will make the stage for CNN's broadcast.

As part of PolitiFact's ongoing series examining statesment from candidates on both sides of the aisle, today we look at claims from one of the standouts of the first debate in August, Marco Rubio, Florida's junior senator.

 

 

Checking in on Jebio

Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush have been saying plenty of things on the campaign trail. The Truth-O-Meter has been keeping up with them.

RedState Gathering drawing 10 GOP presidential hopefuls to Atlanta

Folks were still cleaning up the debate podiums in Cleveland when 10 Republican candidates for president were on their way to Atlanta.

They will be in town for this weekend's RedState Gathering, a convention at the InterContinental Buckhead for conservative and party activists.

The event will be lived streamed here if you want to watch. Expected candidates and speaking times are:

Friday Aug. 7:

10:30 a.m. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

11:30 a.m. — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry

1:30 p.m. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal

3:30 p.m. — Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina

4:30 p.m. — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio

Saturday Aug. 8

9:00 a.m. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee

11:30 a.m. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

1:30 p.m. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush

4:30 p.m. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — developer Donald Trump speaks at the event's "tailgate" at the College Football Hall of Fame


 

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for July 2015

GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump battled for attention a month before the first debate. Readers made their claims the most-read fact-checks of the month.