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WATCH: Rubio Delivers Weekly GOP Address, Says Growing the Middle Class "Starts With Our People"

Georgia Boy Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 9:35 PM
Regulations are NOT a major major hindrance to economic growth, no matter how many times Republicans repeat that tired rant. There is no data to support their claim. Americans are not going to rise out of poverty as long as Republicans focus on protecting the very wealthy. Rubio may be smart, but he's still a Republican and a liar.

During this week’s GOP address, Florida Senator Marco Rubio essentially condensed what he said during his timely and moving remarks after receiving the Jack Kemp Foundation’s Leadership Award last Tuesday night. In short, he explained -- in less than five minutes -- that the greatest challenge we face as a nation is that too many Americans are unable to rise out of poverty (or the circumstances of their birth) into the middle class. The reason, he says, is twofold: “[1] because our economy is not creating enough [middle class] jobs and [2] because too many of our people don’t...