Senator Ted Cruz

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Boehner “Nudges” Jeb Bush To Run For President

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been given the “nudge” to run for president in 2016 by House Speaker John Boehner.

05/12/2014

Marco Rubio (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Meeting With Republicans In New Hampshire

Senator Marco Rubio is returning to the presidential campaign circuit in New Hampshire and it could lay the groundwork for a possible White House bid.

05/09/2014

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Treasury Dept. Warns Of Catastrophic Debt Default

“A financial crisis and recession that could echo the events of 2008 or worse.” That’s the dire warning the Treasury Department issued Thursday about the possibility the GOP forced government shutdown could tumble into a debt default by the United States.

CBS Miami–10/03/2013

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Plans To Join Filibuster Of House Budget Defunding Obamacare

Senator Marco Rubio will join with fellow tea party Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to vote against the budget passed by the GOP-led House of Representatives that will fund the government and defund the discretionary spending in the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–09/24/2013

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Attempt To Defund Obamacare May Be Fading Fast

The plan concocted by Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee to either defund the Affordable Care Act or shut down the government appears to be on its last leg after it passed the GOP-led House of Representatives last week.

CBS Miami–09/23/2013

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Rubio’s Government Shutdown Plan Splitting GOP

The plan originally hatched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Utah Senator Mike Lee to either shutdown the government or default on the debt limit if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded is fracturing the Republican Party ahead of key fiscal deadlines.

CBS Miami–09/19/2013

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)

Capitol Hill Rocketing Towards Economic Showdown

As the annual August recess continues in Washington, the outcry from some of the most conservative members of the Republican caucus continue to call for either a government shutdown or a debt limit default to halt the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–08/15/2013

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

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Supports Government Shutdown Instead Of Keeping Affordable Care Act

Senator Marco Rubio would prefer to let the federal government shutdown in late March than let a continuing resolution pass if the bill doesn’t completely defund the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–03/08/2013

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