Marco Rubio calls Washington Post’s Cruz cartoon ‘disgusting’

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The Washington Post’s publication of an editorial cartoon depicting Sen. Ted Cruz’ daughters as trained monkeys generated enough of a blowback from social media that the cartoon was removed and an editor’s note added. Cruz’ rival in the GOP presidential race, Sen. Marco Rubio, agreed that the cartoon was “disgusting,” as was cartoonist Ann Telnaes’ […]

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ThinkProgress’ LGBT editor can’t deal with Marco Rubio defending gays in Chechnya

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For the past month or so, the Chechen government has been escalating their crackdown againstthe gay and LGBT community, imprisoning, torturing, and reportedly killing gays (or those merely suspected of homosexuality). In a powerful speech, Sen. Marco Rubio condemned the horrific actions of the Chechen government as well as Russia’s inaction and unwillingness to acknowledge […]

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Congressional staffers pick Marco Rubio as likely GOP nominee

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Roll Call magazine polled congressional staff members on the 2016 election and found that 59% of House GOP staffers and 64% of Senate GOP staffers think that Marco Rubio will be the eventual Republican nominee: As for Hillary Clinton, 99% of those polled think she’ll be the eventual nominee for the Democrats. Game over, Bernie. […]

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