All statements involving Marco Rubio
The RESTORE Act started as an "effort to dedicate as much BP fine money as possible towards Gulf Coast restoration" but now "could steer money to places like the Great Lakes and West Coast."
"The majority of Americans are conservatives."
Says a U.S. Supreme Court justice suggested that some U.S. cases will be decided based on South African law.
"91 percent of Latinos support the DREAM Act, which allows undocumented youth to attend college," but Marco Rubio opposes it.
"No candidate has run more negative ads in American history than Barack Obama did in 2008, especially in the general.’’
Says Mitt Romney "was one of the first national Republican leaders to endorse" Marco Rubio.
Says his parents "came to America following Fidel Castro's takeover" of Cuba.
"In (Sen. Marco) Rubio's state of Florida alone, Social Security lifts more than -- count it -- a million people out of poverty."
"When Social Security first started, there was 16 workers for every retiree. Today there are three workers for every retiree and soon there will be only two for every retiree."
"If the debt ceiling is surpassed, our nation will not go into default as some suggest."
"We have not had unemployment this high for this long since the Great Depression."
"From now on, we have to pay the Russians $50 million an astronaut to send Americans to the space station"
"Anywhere in the world, when someone uses a mobile phone, e-mail, the Internet or GPS, they are enjoying the benefits of the American miracle."
"The only people in this town that have voted to cut Medicare spending are the people who voted in favor of Obamacare. That’s a fact."
To pay for government growth, leaders of both parties "borrowed $4 billion a day, leaving us with today's $14 trillion debt."
"Corporate taxes will soon be the highest in the industrialized world."
"Some of the men serving in the (Afghan) armed forces have never driven a vehicle before."
"Re: (Marco) Rubio's support of earmark ban: In 2002 alone, he requested 37 earmarks worth $43 million."
Of the more than 1.3 million temporary mortgage modifications, over half have defaulted.
Charlie Crist "attacks me for positions he held, like, six months ago, (when) he was running in the Republican primary."
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