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Today on Context Florida: Marco Rubio’s failure, Credit Education Month, Apple versus the FBI and Key West bus parking

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Today on Context Florida: The most common formulation for political failure in a presidential campaign is this: It was too little, too late. But in the case of Marco Rubio, Peter Schorsch says it was too little, too soon. Rubio withdrew from the presidential race Tuesday, another patch of bloodstained pavement on Trump Boulevard. Our self-described favorite son managed to lose 66 of the 67 counties in Florida to a bloated, orange buffoon with genetically engineered hair. How did Rubio achieve…

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No consensus about legality of Donald Trump’s idea of Muslim ban

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There’s no legal or historical precedent for closing U.S. borders to the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, but neither is there any Supreme Court case that clearly prevents a president or Congress from doing so. Legal experts are divided over how the high court would react to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump‘s call for a temporary halt to Muslims entering the United States. “The court has never been faced with a challenge against a whole religion. I think that would raise…

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FDP calls “unconscionable” Marco Rubio’s vote against wider gun background checks

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The FBI is now treating the San Bernardino shooting by a husband and wife that killed 14 and wounded 21 as an act of terrorism, a spokesman said on Friday. The announcement comes two days after the horrific attack, and a day after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted down a gun control measure that would have extended FBI background checks on every firearms purchase. Four Republicans joined Democrats in supporting the measure but Marco Rubio was not one of them, a decision…

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