Marco Rubio Has Lots of Ideas, but Few Legislative Victories

The potential presidential candidate touts a robust policy agenda, but many of his big ideas haven't been turned into legislation.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 4, 2015: Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) during a news conference to introduce their proposal for an overhaul of the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 4, 2015. One part of their plan proposes to reduce seven tax brackets for income tax to two: 15 percent and 35 percent.

Photographer: Drew Angerer

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio built upon his reputation as one of the Republican Party’s top thinkers on Wednesday, as the potential presidential candidate outlined a plan to rewrite the U.S. tax code to include new breaks for families and lower rates on business income. But parents and job creators might not want to adjust their budgets quite yet.

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