Scott Conroy, Huffington Post – February 7, 2016
With two days to go until the New Hampshire primary, a voter who lives in this heavily Republican town provided HuffPost with a jarring direct mailer that he received from Conservative Solutions PAC — the super PAC that is backing Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).
Maxwell Tani, Business Insider – February 7, 2016
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) over his repeated assertions that Clinton supports abortion on “the baby’s due date.”
Tal Kopan, Manu Raju and Eugene Scott, CNN – February 4, 2016
As Sen. Marco Rubio faces attacks from his own party on his abortion stance, he is seeking to cast Democrats as extremists on the topic — saying Hillary Clinton would allow abortions until a baby’s due date.
Jeremy W. Peters and Michael Barbaro, New York Times – January 18, 2016
Mr. Rubio is radiating machismo on the campaign trail lately, lending locker-room locutions to his pronouncements denigrating President Obama’s military strategy (“This is not a real war on terror. This is a joke”), or sizing up adversaries like Vladimir V. Putin (“He smells weakness”), or his dream choices for cabinet posts (top-flight talent from the New England Patriots).
Sean Sullivan and Robert Costa, The Washington Post – January 14, 2016
In commercials, interviews and face-to-face meetings with voters, Rubio’s 2016 rivals and their backers are waging increasingly personal attacks, using different words to say much the same thing: that the freshman senator from Florida is weak and unreliable.
Ruth Graham, Slate – January 12, 2016
With the Iowa caucuses less than a month away, the competition for the evangelical vote seems to have become a two-man race between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Last week, Rubio made another move to win that race-within-the-race, announcing the formation of a 15-member religious liberty advisory board that will advise the campaign on issues including the persecution of Christians in the Middle East and the freedoms of Americans who oppose same-sex marriage.
Eliza Collins, Politico – January 5, 2016
Ted Cruz may be leading his fellow Cuban-American senator in the polls, but his campaign is nipping at the heels of Marco Rubio — literally. “A Vote for Marco Rubio Is a Vote for Men’s High-Heeled Booties,” Rick Tyler, Cruz’s communications director, tweeted Tuesday, linking to an article with that headline by New York Magazine’s women’s blog “The Cut.”
Michael Barbaro and Kitty Bennett, New York Times – December 14, 2015
Mrs. Rubio, a 42-year-old mother of four school-age children, who attends weekly Bible studies and works for a wealthy donor to her husband’s presidential campaign, has long bristled at the popular description of herself as a bubbly former cheerleader who married the star of her high school’s football team. In reality, she never really fit that description.
Kevin Robillard, Politico – December 13, 2015
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio repeated his concerns about Donald Trump’s fitness to be commander-in-chief during an interview airing Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press.” “The most important thing a president will be is commander-in-chief,” Rubio told host Chuck Todd, according to a transcript.
Bradford Richardson, The Hill – December 13, 2015
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says the Supreme Court decision earlier this year creating a constitutional right to gay marriage can still be changed. “It is the current law. I don’t believe any case law is settled law,” Rubio said in an interview broadcast Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “Any future Supreme Court can change it.”