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Days after the Paris attacks, senators came together for a top secret briefing on the terrorist threat. Marco Rubio was missing _ fundraising in California instead. Two weeks later, terrorists struck again in San Bernardino. And where was Marco? Fundraising again in New Orleans. Over the last three years, Rubio has missed missed important national security hearings, and missed more total votes than any other senator. Politics first, that's the Rubio way. Right to Rise USA is responsible for the content of this message.
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Sponsored by the pro-Jeb Bush super PAC Right to Rise USA, this ad makes two major claims: 1. Rubio missed important security briefings following terrorist attacks, attending fundraising events instead, and 2. "[O]ver the past three years...[Rubio] has missed more total votes than any other senator." The Greenville, South Carolina-based station WYFF found that while the first claim was true on its surface, "there is more to the story," as Rubio's spokesperson said that Rubio had attended alternative classified briefings. However, the station found that the second claim was true: "The claim about Rubio missing more Senate votes than any other senator who is currently running for the White House is true."

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12/29/2015 UTC
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01/13/2016 UTC
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