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Congress On Path To Economic Chaos Over Affordable Care Act

The plan first floated by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shut down the government if the Affordable Care Act is not defunded is gaining traction among House Republicans and could put the United States on a dangerous path towards fiscal Armageddon in the next two months.

CBS Miami–09/17/2013

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Schism Opens In GOP Fight Against Obamacare

The plan first pitched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shutdown the government or default on the national debt if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded has opened up a schism among Senator Rubio’s own party.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

US Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio (R) speaks during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill on September 3, 2013 in Washington. US Secretary of State John Kerry, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel appeared before the committee to present the Obama Administration's views on Congressional authorization for the use of military force in Syria.  (Photo by:  AFP PHOTO/Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio Grills Administration Over Military Action In Syria

Senator Marco Rubio expressed skepticism about President Barack Obama’s request for authorization to use military force in Syria during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–09/03/2013

Health Care

Poll: Majority Oppose Cutting Off Funding To Stop Obamacare

Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s plan to either defund the government or risk the nation’s credit to defund Obamacare isn’t resonating with the American people, according to a new Kaiser Health poll.

CBS Miami–08/28/2013

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Perfect Storm Of Dysfunction Shaping Budget Fight

Wall Street has a way of staying ahead of the curve and factoring in possible disruptions to the U.S. economy. But, a perfect storm of dysfunction, elections, and deadlines in Washington may derail the recovery and leave the global economy in shambles.

CBS Miami–08/12/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 29: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks during a press conference with fellow Republicans on objecting to a scheduled U.S. Senate recess next week June 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. U.S. Sen. Jim Demint and other senators are requesting that the U.S. Senate remain in session to work on the debt ceiling issue. Also pictured (L-R) are U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate GOP Members Oppose Rubio Shutdown Plan

Florida Senator Marco Rubio, who threatened to shut down the entire government if the Affordable Care Act wasn’t defunded, now says it’s not him who is threatening a shutdown but rather President Barack Obama.

CBS Miami–08/01/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Obamacare Defunding Plan Not Going Well

Senator Marco Rubio’s plan to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t defund the Affordable Care Act is going up in smoke in the nation’s capital.

CBS Miami–07/30/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Pushing Gov’t Shutdown To Stop Obamacare

Florida Senator Marco Rubio and a group of GOP Senators are prepared to bankrupt the United States and possibly plunge the world into a depression if they don’t get their way to defund the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

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Rubio Prepared To Shut Down Gov’t And Default On Debt Over Obamacare

Senator Marco Rubio is prepared to shut down the United States government if the Affordable Care Act isn’t completely defunded by any short-term budget agreement.

CBS Miami–07/11/2013

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Report: Rubio Set To Introduce Abortion Ban

Florida Senator Marco Rubio angered much of his conservative base by actively pushing bipartisan immigration reform. But now, he may be ready to give political red meat to the voters he alienated by introducing a far-reaching abortion ban in the Senate.

CBS Miami–07/03/2013

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