The 42-year-old Rubio on Friday visited the key, early-voting state of New Hampshire for the first time since the 2012 presidential elections.
“I do” think I have the political experience to become president, Rubio told ABC’s “This Week,” while in New Hampshire, in an interview aired Sunday.
Rubio, a dynamic Tea Party candidate swept into the Senate during the 2010 midterm elections, has quickly emerged as a leading GOP voice in Congress and was even considered a viable, potential presidential candidate in 2012.
He is among several potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates at the top of early polls with New Jersey Gov. Christ Christie, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and fellow freshman Sen. Rand Paul, of Kentucky.
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