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Marco Rubio D.C. office to make several personnel changes, new hires

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Marco Rubio is announcing several new promotions and staff hires in his Washington, D.C. office. Lauren Reamy, a member of the Florida Senator’s staff since 2015, has been promoted to Legislative Director. Robert “Bobby” Zarate will lead Rubio’s foreign policy team after joining the staff as a Senior Foreign Policy adviser in December 2016, and Matt Wolking has been promoted to Senior Communications adviser and Press Secretary. In addition to the promotions, Olivia Perez-Cubas is rejoining the Senate office as…

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Mitch Perry Report for 6.29.16 — Hillary Clinton survives Trey Gowdy, now what about James Comey?

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For those of you who were looking for a smoking gun that would nail Hillary Clinton from Trey Gowdy‘s Select Committee on Benghazi’s two-year investigation, you might be out of luck. At least that’s the consensus from reporters who (presumably) read all 800-pages of that committee’s report which was released to the public yesterday. I didn’t read a word of it, so I’m not going to profess to be authoritative at all about what the report ultimately says. However, it doesn’t…

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Mitch Perry Report for 2.19.16 – Crunch time for Marco and Jeb in the Palmetto State

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The Jeb Bush campaign furiously pushed back on a report by blogger Eric Erickson yesterday that staffers will stop being paid after tomorrow. Citing “sources close to the Bush campaign,” Erickson wrote that there was a phone call on Wednesday night in which the news leaked out that the Bush campaign was out of cash. That’s according to The Hill. The Bush team says it’s B.S.. The bigger issue is that the Bush campaign is in such dire straights that it’s…

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In new ad, Nikki Haley says Marco Rubio will “bring a conscience to Republicans in Washington”

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Marco Rubio is the best candidate to “keep America safe.” That’s the message South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is hoping to send to voters in a new advertisement released by the Rubio campaign. The ad comes just one day after the popular South Carolina Republican endorsed Rubio. “America can’t afford four more years like the last eight. That’s why I’m endorsing Marco Rubio for president. As the wife of a combat veteran, I know Marco will keep America safe,” she…

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In new ad Trey Gowdy says “no one is stronger” than Marco Rubio on national security

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Marco Rubio is the best candidate to keep America safe. That’s the message U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy is sending in a new advertisement set to air in the Palmetto State. “I have spent my life fighting to enforce the rule of law and keep Americans safe. And no one is stronger for America’s security than Marco Rubio,” the South Carolina Republican is shown saying in the advertisement. “Marco Rubio will be a commander in chief who brings back American strength.…

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Marco Rubio eyes brokered convention after NH setback

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The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party’s presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention. That’s according to Rubio’s campaign manager, Terry Sullivan, who told The Associated Press that this week’s disappointing performance in New Hampshire will extend the Republican nomination fight for another three months, if not longer. It’s a worst-case scenario for Rubio and many Republican officials alike who hoped to avoid a prolonged…

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Amid attendance attacks, Marco Rubio focuses on Iowa

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Amid new criticisms about his Senate attendance record, Marco Rubio says some of his rival candidates are getting “a little desperate and a little nasty.” The Florida senator kicked off an Iowa tour Tuesday, as a super political action committee backing Jeb Bush announced a new ad in the state accusing Rubio of missing a Senate meeting after the November terrorist attacks in Paris. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie also piled on during an Iowa stop, questioning Rubio’s Senate attendance.…

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