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RUBIO, Marco

1971–

Biography

RUBIO, Marco, a Senator from Florida; born in Miami, Fla., May 28, 1971; graduated University of Florida, B.S., 1993; graduated University of Miami, J.D., 1996; lawyer; West Miami City Commission 1998-2000; member of the Florida house of representatives 2000-2008; majority leader 2003-2006; speaker 2006-2008; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2010; reelected in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023; chair, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (One Hundred Sixteenth Congress); was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Rubio, Marco. 100 Innovative Ideas for Florida's Future. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2006.

___. American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone. New York: Sentinel, 2015.

___. An American Son: A Memoir. New York: Sentinel, 2012.

"Marco Rubio" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.

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