The Washington Post on Marco Rubio’s big risk

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On Tuesday, the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” is set to unveil a proposal that would represent the most far-reaching overhaul of immigration laws since 1986, the Washington Post reports

“But in many ways, the senators’ negotiations, behind the scenes and in public, have hinged on a party of one.” Sen. Marco Rubio “has been considered the most crucial player all along … By joining the cause, the potential 2016 presidential candidate has set himself down a politically risky path — one that could pay big dividends but is likely to become even more treacherous after details of the bill become public.”

Over at The Cloakroom, Taegan Goddard argues that Rubio has already launched his 2016 campaign.

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