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Hillary Clinton leads Bush, Rubio in Florida poll

Hillary Clinton - WC

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has double-digit leads over either of Florida's favorite sons, former Gov. Jeb Bush or U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, in an early look at the 2016 presidential election, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.


Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll; Rubio close second

Rand Paul - NBC News

CPAC stands with Rand. “Torch of liberty” scion Rand Paul was the choice of the plurality of conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference, as Paul won the much-hyped straw poll.


Romney: GOP, conservatives 'have not lost our way'

Romney represents the GOP's old guard as younger Republicans such as Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are in spotlight at conservative event... The event known as CPAC often shines the spotlight on the up-and-comers of the Republican Party and is a critical proving ground for presidential hopefuls. More than a dozen potential 2016 presidential candidates — including Sens. Marco Rubio and Rand Paul, Rep. Paul Ryan and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal — are all on this year's program and represent a new generation of Republican leaders.


Wikipedia Correctly Picked Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential Nominee A Week Ago

Paul Ryan

In 2008, people were wondering who would become John McCain’s running mate for the presidential election. We all know now that it was Sarah Palin. Leading up to the announcement, her page on Wikipedia was the most edited of all candidates, according to


Portman, Rubio get support to be Romney's VP

Rob Portman

The veepstakes are heating up again, as top Republicans weigh in on their personal favorites to be Mitt Romney's running mate. House Speaker John Boehner voiced his approval for Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, his home-state colleague, during an interview last night with Fox News.


Romney says Rubio is being vetted for VP slot

Marco Rubio

In a rare breach of his secretive process for selecting a running mate, Mitt Romney confirmed Tuesday that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was under serious consideration, denying a news report to the contrary.


Republicans back Santorum, Rubio for vice president

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum and Marco Rubio are the top two choices among Republican voters as Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday.


Rubio appeals to Latinos on Romney's behalf

Marco Rubio took the stage with Mitt Romney and delivered what the presidential candidate wanted - a jolt of energy aimed at an uninspired Republican base and a message of inclusion to Latino voters, who have drifted away from the party in droves.


Marco Rubio should be Romney’s VP choice, Huckabee says

Marco Rubio

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (R) said Sunday that Mitt Romney should choose Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) as his running mate. Huckabee argued in a “Fox News Sunday” roundtable that Rubio would be the strongest choice for Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and presumptive GOP presidential nominee.


How much do the veepstakes matter? (Monday’s Trail Mix)

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (R) has yet to clinch the Republican presidential nomination, but that hasn’t stopped the vice-presidential speculation from already kicking into overdrive. Will it be Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)? Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio)? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)?


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