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Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality

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Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida (left) makes remarks at CPAC 2013 on March 14. Jim DeMint (right), president of the Heritage Foundation, is shown during a news conference on immigration reform on May 6 in Washington, D.C. DPA/Landov; AP hide caption

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Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., (second and third from left) announced plans to work on a bipartisan immigration proposal with their colleagues on Jan. 28 on Capitol Hill. They were also some of the first to respond to a leaked White House proposal. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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College Republicans Offer GOP Advice For Winning Over Their Generation

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, is among a bipartisan group of eight senators who this week announced a plan to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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What's Behind Rubio's 'Full Circle Back' On Immigration?

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Incoming Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who spoke during the Republican National Convention this summer in Tampa, Fla., is among a number of minority politicians seen as rising stars in the GOP. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Rubio On Compromise, Immigration And His 'Union Activist' Past

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Mitt Romney, accompanied by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla. (third from right), campaigns Wednesday at a U.S.-Cuba Democracy Political Action Committee event at Miami-Dade College in Miami. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., considered a potential 2012 veep pick, speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. in August.

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., considered a potential 2012 veep pick, speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. in August.

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