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Joe Henderson: It’s not that Marco Rubio reneged; it’s that he did a lousy job in Senate

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The fact Marco Rubio reneged on his vow not to run for re-election to the U.S. Senate isn’t that big of a deal. Politicians change their minds all the time. A much bigger deal — and a reality Marco apologists choose to ignore — is the fact Rubio has done a spectacularly lousy job since elected to the Senate in 2010. And then there is this: Part of his motivation to return to a job he loudly and often claimed to loathe…

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Patrick Murphy blasts Marco Rubio for using Orlando tragedy as reason to re-enter Senate race

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Jupiter Congressman and Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy savaged Marco Rubio at a news conference in Hollywood on Saturday, describing the fact that Rubio may use the shooting massacre in Orlando last weekend as the pretext for deciding to run for re-election to the Senate seat to which Murphy is aspiring. “I cannot tell you how many phone calls I have received in the last 48 hours about how appalled people are. especially my friends — our friends — in…

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Report: Marlon Bateman joins Marco Rubio campaign

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Marlon Bateman, a booker for Hugh Hewitt, has joined Marco Rubio’s campaign press team, reported POLITICO. Bateman, a Marine combat veteran, is expected to join the campaign next week, according to POLITICO. Hewitt told POLITICO that Bateman had been with the show for more than three years, and said Bateman “is the best young man.” Hewitt’s nationally syndicated show is heard in 120 cities across the United States. In recent months, Hewitt has participated in the GOP debates, asking questions of…

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Mitch Perry Report for 11.17.15 — No Syrian refugees, please

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The revelation that one of the men involved in the terrorist attacks in Paris entered Europe with a Syrian passport was enough evidence to convince 23 governors (all Republican, with the exception of New Hampshire’s Maggie Hassan, involved in a tight bid for re-election) yesterday to say that they don’t want the federal government to expatriate any Syrian refugees into their respective states. The Syrian war has gone on since 2011, and has been a tragedy from the start, with over…

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Jeb Bush on Paris terror attack: This is the war of our time

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In a pre-scheduled interview tapes with Salem Radio talk-show host Hugh Hewitt shortly after the news was breaking on the terrorist attacks in Paris, Jeb Bush said it’s time for America to lead and called the war on Islamic terrorist “the war on our time.” “No, I’m not surprised,” Bush told Hewitt when asked about his initial reaction, which has now led to 127 deaths from six separate attacks on Friday night. “This is a war being created by Islamic…

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Jeb Bush faces key moment in U.S. presidential debate

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush faces a pivotal moment in his presidential campaign on Wednesday when he goes into a prime-time debate needing to make a mark in a Republican race dominated by Donald Trump. Once considered a heavy favorite for his party’s nomination, Bush has been overshadowed by Trump’s bomb-throwing rhetoric. Still trailing in polls weeks after Trump surged into the lead, Bush has to show he can stand up to the billionaire real-estate magnate, said Steve Schmidt, a…

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GOP candidates vie to break out of Donald Trump’s shadow in debate

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The second GOP presidential debate is giving a prime-time stage to long shots trying to prove they’re worthy of attention and to weakened veterans fighting to reassert their viability — all still struggling against the campaign’s phenomenon, Donald Trump. The billionaire businessman, who has shown striking durability through the summer, will be standing at center stage for the debate Wednesday night at the Reagan Presidential Library in southern California, reflecting his lead in the national polls that determine participation. As…

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