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0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8e0b0000Republican Marco Rubio is the junior U.S. Senator from Florida, a seat he has held since 2011. Prior to holding national office, he served as speaker in the Florida House of Representatives from 2007-2009. Rubio is the son of Cuban immigrants and a native of Miami. He attended the University of Miami School of Law.Rubio announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential race on April 13th, 2015. (You can watch video of his announcement speech below.)Video: Senator Marco Rubio's full presidential announcement speech, via C-SPAN)0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8e0b0001

Could The GOP Nomination Come Down To Rubio Vs. Cruz?

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio (left) and Ted Cruz (right) take part in the presidential debates at the Reagan Library on September 16, 2015 in Simi Valley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio (left) and Ted Cruz (right) take part in the presidential debates at the Reagan Library on September 16, 2015 in Simi Valley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Republican strategist Paris Dennard says it’s too early to subscribe to the growing sentiment among Washington insiders that the Republican nomination will come down to a contest between Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Texas Senator Ted Cruz.

Dennard will be watching tonight’s fourth GOP debate in Milwaukee, to see which of the eight candidates on the main stage will attack first. He thinks Marco Rubio will be the No. 1 target. He speaks with Here & Now host Jeremy Hobson about what the Florida senator will face.

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