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Marco Rubio: Belle of the CPAC Ball

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Conservatives from across the nation will get their first in-the-flesh look at Marco Rubio Thursday as he delivers the keynote address before the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. Click back here for coverage and updates: Marco Rubio speech at CPAC conference brings conservatives to their feet: Marco Rubio, the 38-year-old son of Cuban immigrants and candidate for an open Senate seat in Florida, electrified thousands of conservatives Thursday morning with an impassioned defense of American exceptionalism. Beth Reinhard: Is…

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Marco, say it ain’t so! Rubio all but compares Barack Obama to Fidel Castro, then asks for Sarah Palin’s endorsement

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Like the proverbial sorority sister who “experimented” with kissing girls while an undergrad, I dabbled in Republican politics in my early 20s. Those were heady days: Newt Gingrich was Time Magazine’s Man of the Year, former Indianapolis Mayor Stephen Goldsmith, among others, was infusing the GOP with compassionate conservatism and leaders like Jeb Bush towered over the political landscape. Heady days, indeed. Then the Recount happened and then W emerged and it wasn’t long before I returned to my Democratic…

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