Speaking at the first major showcase of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told conservatives Thursday that they shouldn’t abandon their principles after November’s defeats but should try to better connect with “everyday people” and their economic struggles.
“Our principles, they still work,” Rubio said on the first day of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference just outside Washington. “We don’t need a new idea. There is an idea. The idea’s called America, and it still works.”
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