Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

All stories featuring Marco Rubio

Was Rubio 'never ... in favor of shutting down the government'?

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., says he never wanted to shut down the government and voted to keep the government funded. But his public comments and Senate votes undercut that claim.

Was Rubio 'never ... in favor of shutting down the government'?

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., says he never wanted to shut down the government and voted to keep the government funded. But his public comments and Senate votes undercut that claim.

Top claims about the federal government shutdown

Just days into the federal government shutdown, we’ve already heard some distortions -- and some truths.

Testing Obamacare on the Truth-O-Meter

The Affordable Care Act reaches a milestone on Oct. 1, 2013, when health insurance marketplaces that were set up as part of the law begin enrolling people. Many claims on both sides of the political aisle have been made about President Barack Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment, which has been implemented in phases since becoming law in March 2010.     

Marco Rubio’s Top 5 attacks on Obamacare

Rubio doesn't like the health care law, but his attacks on it aren't always accurate.

Will Obamacare hurt Medicare Advantage?

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has been saying that Obamacare will reduce benefits and drive up costs for the Medicare Advantage program. Experts said his warnings don't tell the full story.

Rubio's bad statistic on Obamacare and business

Sen. Marco Rubio, urging Congress to defund the Affordable Care Act, mischaracterizes its effect on small businesses — in a big way.

Top five falsehoods of the immigration debate

From fence opt-out clauses to free phones for immigrants, PolitiFact has tracked rhetoric of the immigration debate. Here’s our collection of the top five falsehoods.

Top five falsehoods of the immigration debate

From fence opt-out clauses to free phones for immigrants, PolitiFact has tracked rhetoric of the immigration debate. Here’s our collection of the top five falsehoods.

The Senate takes up immigration

Senators begin marking up proposed immigration legislation. We cut through what's true and what's not in the debate.

The Senate takes up immigration

Senators begin marking up proposed immigration legislation. We cut through what's true and what's not in the debate.

Top 10 PolitiFact checks of claims by, and about, Barack Obama as he hies to Texas

What better way to welcome Obama to Central Texas than walking through the most popular PolitiFact fact checks of, or about, him this year--plus they include a 2012 check of Romney.

Sen. Marco Rubio is in the news and on the Meter

We fact-check statements by the Florida senator on immigration and Ché Guevara.

Sorting the facts on Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Cuba jaunt

The celebrity couple drew crowds in Havana and questions back home.

Fact-checking Florida at CPAC

What did Florida's conservatives have to say at their annual gathering? We check the facts.

Fact-checking CPAC, the 'Woodstock for conservatives'

The Conservative Political Action Conference has become a prominent event for conservatives. We put the speeches to the Truth-O-Meter.

Fact-checking Marco Rubio on the fiscal cliff

Rubio voted against the deal, but before that he tweeted about who supported Social Security changes -- the GOP or Obama?

Olympians will owe $9,000 in taxes on their medals?

We fact-check a claim from Americans for Tax Reform that Olympians are taxed 35 percent on their medals.

The veep-stakes

With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?

Fact-checking CPAC

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott and other Floridians attended the Conservative Political Action Conference recently. We checked their facts.