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Video shows Marco Rubio wasn’t always so nonchalant about missing votes

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In the past, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio had harsh words for fellow senators who failed to appear for important votes. “Why do you get paid to be here, then, if you’re not going to vote on anything?” he once asked. However, since mounting his own bid for the White House, the Miami Republican might be changing his tune. A new Factivists video – produced by the Democratic National Committee – spotlights the irony of Rubio’s words, in light of the…

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Jeb Bush vows to cut spending, Washington lobbying

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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Monday vowed to rein in federal spending and combat the “arrogance,” ”sheer incompetence” and size of government if he’s elected. In a speech aimed at President Barack Obama‘s administration as well as his rivals for the GOP nomination, Bush called for limiting new hires in government and extending the ban on former members of Congress from lobbying their colleagues to six years. Bush also called for amending the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced…

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