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Rubio 'Very Confident' He's Ready To Be President On 'Day No. 1'

The Florida senator could be the youngest Republican in the presidential field, but he is fully confident he has the experience to lead.

After Years Of GOP Support, Cuban-Americans Become More Democratic

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Guillermo Grenier, a sociology professor at Florida International University.

Senators To Review Bill Designed To Limit Iran Nuclear Deal

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will review bill Tuesday that intends to give Congress a voice on the Iran nuclear agreement.

After Low-Key Announcement, Hillary Clinton Heads To Iowa

Hillary Clinton will hold her first campaign events in Iowa Tuesday since announcing her 2016 bid for the White House. What can we expect to see? Her aides say to think small.

Clinton Announcement Video Alludes To Unfairness Of American Life

In announcing her run for president, Hillary Clinton said "the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top."

Russia Bans Some Internet Memes That Mock Public Figures

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Kevin Rothrock, who wrote the article, "The Kremlin has declared war on memes" for Global Voices and Quartz.

Chinese Women's Rights Activists Released From Jail

Police in China have released five women's rights activists on bail. They are suspected of disturbing public order, and may still be indicted at a later date. The case has caused an international outcry and a chilling effect on gender rights work.

Who Needs One Super PAC When You Can Have Four?

Super PACs, financed by unlimited but disclosed donations, now appear to be the presidential candidate's new best friend. One backing Marco Rubio is revving up, and Ted Cruz already has four.

7 Things You Should Know About Marco Rubio

The Florida senator got his start on the Bob Dole presidential campaign and was once Mormon. Here's what else you might not know.
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Maryland Democrats, Hogan Dig In Heels On Final Day For Budget

Maryland's Republican governor and the state's Democratic leadership are at odds over money being taken out of the state's pension fund with just hours left until the midnight deadline.