Did you know Senator Marco Rubio is colorblind?

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Marco Rubio, like an estimated 8 percent of American men, suffers from color vision deficiency or “color-blindness”, his spokesman confirms.

In an interview with The Hill newspaper the freshman senator said he relies on his wife, Jeanette, to keep him fashion-forward.

“I depend on my wife to match things,” Rubio said, then pointed to his red necktie.

“Like this blue tie I have on, for example,” he joked to a reporter.

Over 10 million men in the United States who have “color-blindness” cannot tell the difference between red from green or see the two colors completely differently from the rest of the population, according to the Hughes Medical Institute. A much smaller amount of women—only about 0.4 percent—are affected by the visual impairment.

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