Long before Sen. Marco Rubio told donors of his presidential bid, he was being thought of as a potential GOP presidential candidate or a likely running mate on the Republican ticket.
As Congress faces a fast-approaching deadline on passing a federal spending bill, Republican lawmakers are reviving a Tea Party-backed plan with a catchy title that they claim could balance the budget.
It is polls like this that supporters of hope will drag the popular former secretary of state into the 2016 presidential race.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio sought to put a softer face on Republicans' small-government agenda, accusing President Barack Obama of spreading blame for his own administration's shortcomings.
Marco Rubio's rise within the Republican Party, just two years since his election to the Senate, has played out at head-spinning speed.
Hours before President Obama is set to deliver a major immigration speech, a key Republican senator blasted the president for reportedly opposing a requirement to shore up border security before legalizing up to 11 million illegal immigrants.