Take Two for February 13, 2013

Rubio's SOTU speech marks GOP effort to reach out to Latinos

Rubio Water Break

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In this frame grab from video, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio takes a sip of water during his Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Washington.

President Obama covered a lot of ground in his State of the Union speech last night, from cyber security, to early childhood education and gun control. But Marco Rubio was the Republican star of the show at last night's speech, and not just for taking a sip of water.

The young Senator from Florida delivered the first Republican response to the speech that was broadcast in a second language. The Spanish broadcast is part of a wider GOP plan to reach out to Latinos. A new spanish language Twitter feed, "GOP en Espanol" also made its debut during last night.

Here to tells us more is Republican political consultant Mike Madrid. 
 


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