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Rubio Teaches at FIU

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio began teaching in May



    Rubio Teaches at FIU
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    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio


    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is sharing his political expertise with a new crop of students at Florida International University.
    His spokesman says the senator will co-teach four classes on Florida politics Monday and Friday when the Senate is generally not in session, along with two other FIU professors. He began teaching in May.
    Rubio will earn $24,000 a year, under the limit senators are allowed for outside work.
    After he was termed out of the state legislature, Rubio taught a similar course part-time from 2008 to 2010, for which he earned $69,000. He faced some criticism at the time for the relatively hefty salary, as the school faced a budget shortfall and the job had not been publicly advertised.
    Rubio gave FIU's commencement speech Friday.