Let Me Start: A ‘Rubio-free’ Senate?

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., flanked by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, speaks about immigration reform legislation as...
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., flanked by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, speaks about immigration reform legislation as...
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Is Marco Rubio the first casualty of the immigration battle? The right-wing has turned on him big time over his support for comprehensive immigration reform. Tea Partiers boo at the mere mention of his name. Conservative commentator Ann Coulter longs for a “Rubio-free” Senate. Does this mean Marco Rubio has lost his chance at the 2016 Republican presidential nomination?

Politico goes inside the deal on immigration, which some say could net 70 votes in the Senate. But there are some major red flags about the bill on the House side.

President Obama will formally announce James Comey today as his pick to succeed Robert Mueller as director of the FBI. Comey was a Justice Department official in the Bush administration, but famously broke the administration over anti-terror tactics.

Anthony Weiner does something many conservatives running for office have refused to do: Take on a supporter who makes an ugly, bigoted and personal attack against his opponent. But he’s getting pushback over whether his reaction was strong enough, and whether he did it only after he noticed he was being recorded.

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Let Me Start: A 'Rubio-free' Senate?

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