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    Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

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    MIAMI (AP) Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels "uniquely qualified" to pitch his Republican Party as one that will defend the American Dream.

    The first-term Republican from Florida told his biggest backers on a conference call on Monday that he sees the coming presidential campaign as a choice between the past and the future. In a swipe at Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rubio said the former first lady "is a leader from yesterday."

    Rubio says he has always felt the United States is about tomorrow.


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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

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    MIAMI (AP) Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels "uniquely qualified" to pitch his Republican Party as one that will defend the American Dream.

    The first-term Republican from Florida told his biggest backers on a conference call on Monday that he sees the coming presidential campaign as a choice between the past and the future. In a swipe at Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rubio said the former first lady "is a leader from yesterday."

    Rubio says he has always felt the United States is about tomorrow.


    Does he have a chance?

    I don't know. The Republicans have a bad habit of running candidates that all but concede key points in their opposition to the DNC. With Rubio we have a guy about as ready for the Presidency as Obama was in 2008 in the same way that Romney really made it hard to substantially oppose Obamacare which was modeled after Romney care (granted, it is a superficial problem, but politics is the art of the superficial)

    I like the guy, but he needs more executive experience for him to be my first choice.

    As a VP he is perfect.
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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    Does he have a chance?
    I do not see it, but then again I am having a hard time seeing a path for any Republican to win the Presidency. Holding Congress seems to be the better strategy these days.
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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    William Kristol is right for once. Republicans are running younger and on the message of being agents of change. They sound more like Democrats than they do the cranky old person.

    Unlike Rand Paul, Rubio doesn't have a rabid fan base likely to expand. Like Rand Paul, however, he has little experience.

    His impact on Bush's campaign will be fascinating, but that's about all it will be. Rubio is a far better future candidate than Rand or Cruz, but he needs time to establish himself.

    It's a shame Republicans are becoming taken by inexperience and ideological firebrands instead of older and wiser heads that are not interested in smashing down the existing structures of the Nation.
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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

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    MIAMI (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels "uniquely qualified" to pitch his Republican Party as one that will defend the American Dream.

    The first-term Republican from Florida told his biggest backers on a conference call on Monday that he sees the coming presidential campaign as a choice between the past and the future. In a swipe at Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rubio said the former first lady "is a leader from yesterday."

    Rubio says he has always felt the United States is about tomorrow.


    Does he have a chance?
    No. Rubio is clearly running for the VP slot or positioning himself for 2020. Similar to Cruz...positioning for 2020, Cruz' ego would never let him accept the VP slot.
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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    This election is gonna get real nasty, real quick.


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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    I'm all in on bottled water stocks.

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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    This election is gonna get real nasty, real quick.
    Especially within the GOP for the nomination.
    The countdown to the first debate in Ohio in August is on .
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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    we just don't have True leaders anymore.

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    Re: Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    This election is gonna get real nasty, real quick.
    I think we are already there, in very short order.
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