Latinos in US Government and Politics: Who Are They?

Support for Marco Rubio

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Republican Senator from Florida, Marco Rubio was born to Cuban immigrants. His 1998 election to the West Miami City Commission propelled his political career. He then was chosen as a Florida House of Representatives member in 1999. Rubio successfully secured his campaign for the U.S. Senate to represent the state of Florida in 2009.