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Host of Rubio fundraiser was foreign agent for dictator who endorses gay beheadings

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
Jennifer Lukawsk recently served as the registered foreign agent for Gambia, a western African regime known for its human rights abuses, including repeated threats to behead gay people. [...]

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GOP 2016 hopefuls emphasize staunch opposition to same-sex marriage in Iowa stump

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Republican Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom 15th Annual Spring Kick Off, in Waukee, Iowa, Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Republican presidential hopefuls emphasized their staunch opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion rights Saturday before a crowd of social conservatives who hold significant sway in the state's leadoff presidential caucuses. [...]

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Navigating same-sex marriage debate a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

Friday, April 24, 2015
GOP presidential hopefuls Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio
For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs - notably the presidential hopefuls - face a far more complicated landscape. [...]

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Rubio: Gay is not a choice, but that doesn’t mean you have a constitutional right to marry

Sunday, April 19, 2015
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
Presidential hopeful, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that he believes sexual orientation isn't a choice, but that he remains opposed to federal courts legalizing marriage for same-sex couples. [...]

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Which GOP 2016 hopeful would attend a same-sex wedding, which one wouldn’t, and who wouldn’t say

Thursday, April 16, 2015
A conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt asked the “gotcha” question to two GOP 2016 hopefuls on Thursday: whether or not they would attend a same-sex wedding after Marco Rubio told... [...]

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Jake Tapper grills Marco Rubio on marriage equality: ‘You’re the candidate of yesterday’

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) - who on Monday formally announced his candidacy for president - appeared on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper” to discuss where he stands on a number of issues. [...]

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio enters 2016 presidential race

Monday, April 13, 2015
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) gestures as he announces that he is running for the Republican presidential nomination during a rally at the Freedom Tower, Monday, April 13, 2015, in Miami.
Rubio entered the presidential race by offering the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks free of ideas "stuck in the 20th century," a jab at both Democratic favorite Hillary Clinton and one-time GOP mentor, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. [...]

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Senate OKs budget amendment granting VA, Social Security benefits to married same-sex couples

Friday, March 27, 2015
U.S. Capitol
Eleven GOP senators, many of whom face competitive re-election fights in 2016, supported the amendment offered by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii). [...]

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Marco Rubio: Courts don’t have the power to strike down gay marriage bans

Thursday, January 8, 2015
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
The potential 2016 presidential candidate said the federal court has undermined the will of Florida voters who approved a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage six years ago. [...]

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Fight or flee? The GOP grapples with same-sex marriage

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Mike Huckabee
WASHINGTON -- It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House in 2016, it won't be that easy. The court's decision Monday to reject appeals from five states that [...]

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