On Monday, Senator Marco Rubio—whose parents famously fled Castro’s Cuba before that was even a thing to do—ganged up with seven other senators (including John “TehSurge” McCain and Lindsey “Benghazi” Graham) to unveil a bipartisan framework for comprehensive immigration reform.
He now finds himself on the opposing side of Rush Limbaugh, Fox News, and the National Review; they recognize that offering millions of freeloaders a path to citizenship would be good for the Democrats, and as such, bad for the country.
Meet the Press: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey; Roundtable: Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, Ralph Reed (Faith and Freedom Coalition), Republican Strategist Ana Navarroand David Brooks (New York Times).Face the Nation: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell; Jim Nantz (CBS Sports); Phil Simms (CBS Sports); Shannon Sharpe (CBS Sports).
This Week: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV); Former Washington, DC Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee; Roundtable: Republican Strategist Matthew Dowd,Jorge Ramos (Univision), Paul Krugman (New York Times), Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA).
Fox News Sunday: NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre; Former Astronaut Mark Kelly;Roundtable: Former Romney Campaign Adviser Kevin Madden, Nina Easton (Fortune Magazine), Radio Host Laura Ingraham and Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN).
State of the Union: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey; Former NFL Player Hines Ward; Former Sen. George Allen(R-VA); Reliable Sources: Dana Milbank (Washington Post); Amy Holmes (The Blaze);Terrence Smith (Formerly of PBS); Pete Dominick (SiriusXM); Marisa Guthrie(Hollywood Reporter); Bob Costas (NBC Sports); Barbara Lippert (MediaPost).
The Chris Matthews Show: Michael Duffy (TIME); Katty Kay (BBC); Howard Fineman(Huffington Post); Annie Lowrey (New York Times).
Fareed Zakaria GPS: Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates; Former Vice President Al Gore(D).
Up with Chris Hayes: Economist/Author Joseph Stiglitz; President Emeritus of Bennett College for Women Julianne Malveaux; Author Michelle Goldberg; Former Foreign Policy Adviser to Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich Kiron Skinner; Author Michael Hastings; Barbara Slavin (Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center); Ali Gharib (Daily Beast); Michael Brendan Dougherty (The American Conservative); Joe Weisenthal(BusinessInsider.com); Former Partner at Bain Capital Edward Conard.
- Marco Rubio bravely voices support for immigration reform: Dana Milbank (oregonlive.com)
- Marco Rubio Shockingly Convinced Rush Limbaugh That His Immigration Plan Was ‘Admirable And Noteworthy’ (businessinsider.com)
- Ann Coulter Turns On Marco Rubio (abcnews.go.com)
- Why Limbaugh is gushing over Marco Rubio (cnn.com)
- Rush Limbaugh Bashes Immigration Reform, Warming Up For Marco Rubio Interview (huffingtonpost.com)
- Gwen’s Take | Rubio, Giffords & Hagel: The Week in Confrontation (pbs.org)