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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will deliver Republicans’ response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, GOP leaders announced Wednesday.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., selected Rubio — an influential Latino conservative who was first elected in 2010 — to speak for Republicans in their official response to the president’s speech.
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After their electoral drubbing last November — their second straight in a presidential contest — Republicans have faced a choice. Do they change their policies or their tone?