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It's winter 2014, and the next presidential race is very far away. But already, the top contenders for the White House are positioning themselves for the spotlight - in what will be a crowded and exciting race.
Once dubbed the "Savior of the Republican Party," Sen. Marco Rubio is among the head of that pack. The freshman from Florida made a passionate push for immigration reform in 2013, and in recent weeks, he's been polishing his foreign policy credentials, becoming a vocal critic of the regime in Venezuela and its crackdown on protestors. While his Latino roots and young, fresh face could make him appealing to the GOP, he has a long road ahead to prove he's a capable executive and mature leader.
In the first of our "The 2016 Contenders" series, Wolf Blitzer sat down with Rubio for an extensive interview, about national security, politics, foreign policy, and the White House. Check out what he has to say about foreign policy and decide for yourself - does he sound like presidential material to you?
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, sits down with CNN's Wolf Blitzer to discuss his plans for 2016, including whether or not he will run for president in 2016.
Venezuela has revoked the credentials of CNN's journalists just hours after President Maduro accused the network of "war propaganda." Wolf Blitzer talks to CNN Anchor Patricia Janiot about her experiences.
In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Gov. Pat McCrory, R-North Carolina, says different regions of the state are having issues, but they are doing their best to deal with them.
Wolf Blitzer interviews Olympic figure skater Brian Boitano, a member of the U.S. delegation to the Sochi Winter Games who just returned from the opening ceremonies.
Governor Mitt Romney tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that he has no intention of running for President in 2016.
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In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Mitt Romney says that despite concerns about terror threats in Russia, he'd still feel safe going to the Winter Olympics in Sochi and bringing his family.
Wolf Blitzer asks environmental activist Erin Brockovich whether the water in West Virginia is safe to use or drink.
After the release of a new report from the Congressional Budget Office, Republicans are on the attack again against Obamacare, charging that it hurts the economy and destroys jobs. Wolf Blitzer interviews Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, who says Obamacare and other White House policies are bankrupting the country.