Manuel Roig-Franzia

writer for the Washington Post

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Reporter for the Washington Post and author of The Rise of Marco Rubio

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Martha Mitchell invited two journalists to rifle through Watergate papers to “nail” her husband John Mitchell, the disgraced Nixon attorney general and campaign manager.

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Martha Mitchell invited two journalists to rifle through Watergate papers to “nail” her husband John Mitchell, the disgraced Nixon attorney general and campaign manager.

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In 1998,  Marco Rubio  was a city commissioner in West Miami. In 2000, he was elected to Florida's House of Representatives.

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In 1998, Marco Rubio was a city commissioner in West Miami. In 2000, he was elected to Florida's House of Representatives.

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Three freshman Senators are already campaigning for next year's Republican presidential nomination — but they won't be lonely.

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Three freshman Senators are already campaigning for next year's Republican presidential nomination — but they won't be lonely.

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