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  1. Rubio: I'm the fastest 2016erRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    Rubio is famously a big football fan and known for having played through high school and into one year of college on a scholarship. Horse-race coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign took on a new dimension Friday when Sen. Marco Rubio laid down the gauntlet that he could beat any other candidate in a foot race.

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  2. Marco Rubio: What does he stand for?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS News

    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, speaks during the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. As he campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has pitched himself as the candidate of the future - a fresh face for the GOP who will bring a fresh approach to policy problems that have long been frozen in place by partisan warfare.

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  3. A. Scott Anderson: SBA - a critical partner in supporting small businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deseret News

    As the banking industry serves the financing needs of small businesses, a very important partner is the U.S. Small Business Administration . Without the SBA, far fewer small businesses would qualify for loans.

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  4. IRS now seeks to utterly destroy all Christian colleges by revoking their tax-exempt statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NewsTarget.com

    The head of the Internal Revenue Service has made a weak and unconvincing pledge that his agency would never intentionally target Christian colleges and other religious-themed institutions over their views regarding gay marriage. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in late July John Koskinen, the IRS chief, was asked if he would ensure that the IRS would not take any action against religious academia if said institutions did not update their policies to be more accommodating to same-sex marriage.

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  5. GOP hasn't given up fight against LGBT AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Examiner.com

    By InSapphoWeTrust from Los Angeles, California, USA [CC BY-SA 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons The First Amendment Defense Act, introduced in the Senate by Sen. Mike Lee and in the House by Rep. RaAol Labrador , attempts once again to claim the First Amendment guarantees the right to discriminate against gay people. These bills do not even hide their true purpose.

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  6. Jon Huntsman Sr. receives Carnegie philanthropy honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Jon Huntsman Sr. says he has no interest in meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, who he considers an embarrassment to the state. The Salt Lake Tribune) Jon Huntsman Sr. says he has no interest in meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, who he considers an embarrassment to the state.

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  7. Come fall, Republicans will need Democrats on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    President Barack Obama, second from left, and first lady Michelle Obama, second from right, walk off of Marine One to go over to greet people before boarding Air Force One at Air Station Cape Cod, in Mass., on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. For GOP leaders to avoid government shutdowns or debt defaults, they need to rely on Democratic votes in both chambers.

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  8. Why come fall, Republicans will need Democrats on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Washington Post

    Republicans may control both the House and Senate, but any hope of enacting spending bills laden with conservative priorities - like defunding Planned Parenthood and Obamacare - will almost certainly die when budget negotiations begin in earnest later this year. That's because the hardening reality on Capitol Hill is that for GOP leaders to avoid government shutdowns or debt defaults they need to rely on Democratic votes in both chambers.

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  9. Should Juveniles Be Locked in Solitary Confinement?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Earlier this month U.S. Sen. Cory Booker introduced the MERCY Act, which would ban the use of "room confinement" in federal juvenile facilities. The bill was cosponsored by Sens. Dick Durbin , Rand Paul , and Mike Lee .

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  10. 'The Voluntarism Fantasy'Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Economist's View

    ... that drains them of their will and their incentive to make the most of their lives." It's what Utah Senator Mike Lee references when he says that the "alternative to big government is not small government" but instead "a voluntary civil society." As ...

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  11. Marco Rubio makes plans for a new economy based on the Detroit modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Daily Kos

    Marco Rubio spoke to the Detroit Economic Club on Thursday to explain how he would use Detroit as an example of how the American economy can prosper and flourish. Rubio carried his campaign all the way to Michigan this week where he gave a speech stating that as president he would work to cut taxes and reform schools.

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  12. Meet Ted Cruz's top fundraiser: his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | CNN

    Cruz and his wife Heidi Cruz wave to the crowd stand on stage while speaking to a crowd gathered at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy on March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center on May 3, 2013, in Houston, Texas.

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  13. Rep. Rob Bishop's compromise plan for Utah public lands pleases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The schism was laid bare during a legislative briefing Thursday when Republican state lawmakers openly derided Rep. Rob Bishop's "grand bargain" as more of a raw deal for the state. Critics of the public-lands process Bishop launched three years ago said it detracts from the campaign to transfer public lands to state management - the ultimate prize in the state's disputes with the federal government.

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  14. Rubio heads to Detroit to talk up tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Hill

    Sen. Marco Rubio is using Detroit to sell a tax plan that he has cast as being both family-friendly and good for economic growth. Rubio, who will appear before the Detroit Economic Club, will use the hypothetical examples of David, a small business owner, and Danielle, a single mother employed by David.

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  15. Rubio Hits Clinton in Detroit, Calls to 'Revolutionize' Tax CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Bloomberg

    ... and personal exemption with a refundable personal credit. It's not clear how the plan, co-authored by Senator Mike Lee and released earlier this year, a Utah Republican, would be paid for. Democrats say it would increase the deficit. In Detroit, ...

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  16. Rand Paul explains why he wants to stop a birthright citizenshipaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Washington Post

    In his ongoing war with Donald Trump, Sen. Rand Paul has portrayed the tycoon-cum-candidate as a chameleon, a late-comer to conservative policies that Tea Party activists advocated for years. Among those policies: Changing interpretation of the 14th Amendment to prevent "birthright citizenship."

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  17. How Rubio will try to personalize his tax reform pitch in Detroit on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Washington Post

    Marco Rubio plans to personalize his tax reform pitch during a speech before the Detroit Economic Club on Thursday by explaining how his plan would impact a hypothetical single mother and a small business owner working in the automotive industry. The Republican presidential hopeful, whose speech will come as he is in the midst of a Midwest campaign swing, also plans to continue his attacks against Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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  18. RNC Endorses Bill Which Would Protect Opponents Of Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | On Top Magazine

    The Republican National Committee recently approved a resolution backing passage of a bill that seeks to protect opponents of marriage equality. Introduced June 17 by Republican Senators Mike Lee of Utah and Paul Labrador of Idaho, the First Amendment Defense Act seeks to bar federal "discriminatory action" against those who oppose such unions based on a "religious belief or moral conviction."

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  19. GOP, Dems team up to demand answers from EPA on toxic spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Washington Examiner

    A bipartisan group of senators are demanding answers from the Environmental Protection Agency on its role in a toxic water spill that polluted the river systems of at least three states.

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  20. Republicans' vile anti-gay crusade: RNC endorses legislation to protect discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Salon

    The move is the latest indicator that the Supreme Court's marriage ruling is far from the end of the culture war Conservatives have suffered a rough summer and aren't copping with their losses well. After watching same-sex couples granted the right to wed nationwide and seeing state-level anti-gay discrimination plots face intense scrutiny, the Republican National Committee is continuing its anti-LGBT fight by endorsing federal legislation codifying the right to discriminate against LGBT Americans into law, reports ThinkProgress .

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