Rubio Chosen To Give GOP Response


    Republicans are turning to a first-term Senator to make the party’s response to next week’s State of the Union address.

    FOX News Radio’s Jared Halpern has more from Capitol Hill:

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio will offer the Republican address following President Obama’s State of the Union next week. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell calling Rubio a strong advocate of conservative principles. It’s a prominent role for Rubio. The 41 year-old Senator considered a potential Presidential candidate in 2016. The address also an opportunity for the GOP to attract Hispanic voters. Rubio will deliver the response in English and Spanish.

    In Washington, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.