Jillian Bandes

Marco Rubio’s attitude is just as difficult to discern. Shortly after he was elected, Rubio affirmed his commitment to serving under GOP-establishment minority leader Mitch McConnell, after initially receiving support from conservative hard-liner Sen. Jim DeMint. McConnell rewarded Rubio with the first post-election weekly address, during which he recognized that this new GOP congress had a lot to live up to.

"Hold us accountable to the ideas and principles we campaigned on," said Rubio. "This is our second chance to get this right."


Jillian Bandes

Jillian Bandes is the National Political Reporter for Townhall.com