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Marco Rubio: “I Announce My Candidacy For President Of The United States”

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Marco Rubio announced his presidential bid in Miami. Photo: marcorubio.com

Florida Senator Marco Rubio joins fellow Republican Presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Rand Paul.

But what are Rubio’s chances in a crowded primary field? Does he have what it takes to beat another potential presidential candidate from Florida – his one-time mentor Jeb Bush? Can he overcome Hillary Clinton or whoever the Democrats nominate? And what’s next for Florida’s Senate seat?

90.7’s Matthew Peddie puts those questions to Miami Herald Political Editor Sergio Bustos, New Hampshire Public Radio Senior Political Reporter Josh Rogers, and Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

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About Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Are We There Yet?' Host

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. He also helps produce WMFE's public affairs show "Intersection," working with host ... Read Full Bio »