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Marco Rubio

PARTY: Republican

BORN: May 28, 1971 in Miami, Florida

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Rubio performed a shirtless rendition of Lionel Ritchie’s “Still” at his high school talent show.


When he’s not running for office, Rubio is...

  • Rooting for the Miami Dolphins.
  • Hanging out on his fishing boat.
  • Listening to old school rap (his favorite song is N.W.A.’s “Straight Outta Compton” and he’s team Tupac).
  • Working to remain South Carolina’s golden boy.
  • Hydrating before speaking engagements? He might have picked up the habit after his rebuttal to President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address.

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