U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) addresses an event held by the American Enterprise Institute on Jan. 8, 2014 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Business Latest: Rubio’s take on poverty

 

RUBIO:  SOCIAL SAFETY NETS DON’T HELP PEOPLE GET OUT OF POVERTY: The problem with the U.S. labor market isn’t only income inequality, it’s also opportunity inequality—workers stuck in lower-paying jobs without the ability to get better positions, Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible 2016 GOP presidential candidate, told CNBC on Thursday. Read more

OBAMACARE EXCHANGE OUTLOOK: Chances for keeping insurance premiums down and for getting many more people enrolled under Obamacare this year are looking very good, according to a new survey taken at the halfway point of the Affordable Care Act’s sign-up period. Read more

JOBLESS CLAIMS: The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week fell slightly more than expected, pointing to an economy that was continuing to gain steam. Read more

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Business Latest: Rubio's take on poverty