Sen. Marco Rubio expected to announce White House bid today

Apr 13, 2015 6:47 AM by Cheryl Wengren

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Marco Rubio is expected to launch his run for the White House today. The 43-year-old first-term senator from Florida is expected to make the announcement in his hometown of Miami.

The son of Cuban immigrants has proved to be a strong fundraiser and in-demand campaigner, yet may find himself overshadowed in the 2016 campaign by another Floridian: one-time mentor Jeb Bush.


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