2016 Presidential Race Heats Up With Clinton, Rubio Announcements

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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio jumped into the presidential fray on Monday, saying he would be a leader for "a new American century." The Florida Republican is the third GOP candidate to enter the race, along with fellow senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul. Rubio's announcement comes a day after Democrat Hillary Clinton formally launched her campaign, positioning herself as champion for "everyday Americans." We discuss the early jockeying for position in the 2016 race.

Guests:

Bill Whalen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and columnist for the Sacramento Bee

Mary Hughes, Democratic strategist and co-founder and president of Hughes & Company, a communications and political consulting firm

Shira Center, politics editor for the Boston Globe and former politics editor for Roll Call

Willie Brown, former mayor of San Francisco

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