Take Two for June 12, 2013

Sen. Marco Rubio pushes for stronger English requirement for US citizenship

The Group Of Senators Dubbed The "Gang Of 8" Hold News Conference On Immigration Legislation

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks as (L-R) Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) listen during a news conference on immigration reform April 18, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The senators discussed the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act".

Florida Senator Rep. Marco Rubio, announced he'll introduce an amendment to the Senate immigration bill that would require citizens to be proficient in English. That's the latest in a list of amendments that Rubio is now trying to rework into the bill to make it more appealing to Conservative senators.

Rubio is a member of the Senate Gang of Eight who helped craft the original legislation, which got us wondering: What is Rubio thinking? 

Congressional reporter Rebecca Kaplan from the National Journal joins the show with more. 


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