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US Presidential race: Could Marco Rubio beat Hilary Clinton?

The young Republican senator could be the first Hispanic President of the United States

By Sam Tanenhaus   June 2015

Marco Rubio, right, with Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney during the 2012 US Presidential campaign. © Melina Mara/The Washington Post Via Getty Images

The 2016 United States presidential election, now in its opening phase, reflects the curious swapping of identities that has overtaken America’s two major parties. The Democrats, for many years a quarrelsome overstuffed tent of “special interest groups,” have set aside their differences in a…

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