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Photos: Rubio Tours The Villages Charter School

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) toured The Villages Charter School with Villages Charter School President Dr. Gary Lester. Rubio has long defended and supported school choice in Florida. While at the school, Rubio also met with members of the girl’s flag football...

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Rubio Habla Con Oscar Haza

“La Administración Biden nos ha puesto en una posición sumamente difícil, porque ahora Venezuela, a través de Maduro, está chantajeando a EE.UU.” El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) habló con Oscar Haza en Ahora con Oscar Haza de Zeta 92.3 y Mega TV, sobre el...

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The Tampa Tribune: In Pinellas speech, Rubio warns of nation’s debt woes

Feb 14, 2011 | News

ST. PETERSBURG – In his first Tampa Bay area appearance as a senator, Marco Rubio told a Republican crowd tonight that many Washington political leaders don’t understand the seriousness of the nation’s debt problems, which he said could lead to a crisis in “a couple of years.”

“The fundamental debate we are having in Washington today,” he said, is between “people who believe that government is the way you grow your economy and people who understand that the job of government is to make it easier for individuals to do that themselves.”

Rubio made his comments before a sellout crowd of about 550 local Republicans who paid $125 to $500 each to attend the Pinellas County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day dinner and a VIP reception, the party’s premier annual fundraising event.

He said government is borrowing 40 cents of every dollar it spends, which can’t continue. The danger, Rubio said, is that lenders will begin insisting on higher interest or will stop buying U.S. debt.

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