Marco Rubio is a Senator from Florida. Born in Miami, FL, in 1971, he earned his B.S. from the University of Florida in 1993 and his J.D. from the University of Miami in 1996. He served on the West Miami City Commission from 1998-2000 and as a member of the Florida house of representatives from 2000-2008. He was majority leader from 2003-2006; speaker 2006-2008; and elected as a Republican to the United States Senate for the term ending January 3, 2017.