He needed to hydrate: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., during his address Tuesday.
February 13, 2013 The Florida senator has joined in the joking about his big stretch for a big drink as he was giving the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address.
Can our nation afford political waffling on issues of scientific consensus?
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December 11, 2012 What would you want in a national Pledge For Science? How would you balance out the need to keep politicians from waffling on scientific issues as diverse as evolution, climate change and vaccines while separating out issues of research from issues of policy?
December 13, 2011 If Sen. Marco Rubio received the GOP's vice presidential nomination, only 13 percent of Latinos said they would be "much more likely" to vote Republican. Nearly half said it would have no effect on their vote.
November 2, 2010 Rubio beat Crist who ran as an independent and Meek, the Democrat, in the three way race.
Former President Clinton has campaigned on behalf of Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Florida.
October 29, 2010 Still, Florida's Senate race has been roiled by the reports and some Democrats worry that the news could discourage or anger some African-American voters. Meek is black.
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October 22, 2010 The campaign to watch in Florida has shifted from the Senate race, which Republican Marco Rubio seems likely to win, to the gubernatorial contest, which is a dead heat between Rick Scott (R) and Alex Sink (D).
Florida U.S. Senate candidates Marco Rubio (from left), Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meek share a laugh before their debate Wednesday.
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October 7, 2010 Frontrunner Republican Marco Rubio made no major mistakes in his first debate with independent challenger, Gov. Charlie Crist, and Democrat Rep. Kendrick Meek. Rubio tried to link his opponents to Washington while Crist called Rubio extreme.
August 24, 2010 A mixed bag for millionaires in Florida. Rick Scott won the Republican nomination for governor, defeating establishment favorite Bill McCollum. But real estate mogul Jeff Greene fell way short in his bid for the Senate against Kendrick Meek.
April 30, 2010 George LeMieux, the longtime ally of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist who was appointed by Crist to fill a vacant U.S. Senate seat, says he will not support his friend in his independent bid for the Senate.
April 28, 2010 Florida Gov. Charlie Crist will end the suspense on Thursday and announce he will quit the race for the Republican nomination for the Senate and run as an independent.
April 27, 2010 With Friday looming as the deadline to leave the GOP Senate primary and run as an independent, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is still saying he has yet to make a decision.
April 19, 2010 Florida Gov. Charlie Crist was once the clear choice of Republicans to become his state's next senator. But he is now likely to lose the primary. Will he now quit his party and run as an independent?
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