The kiss of death.

New York Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer praised the work of his Republican colleague, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, on Thursday’s broadcast of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report.”

The interview with Stephen Colbert was taped before the 68-32 vote in favor of the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill, but aired at 11:30 p.m. ET on Thursday.

“He’s done a good job,” Schumer said. “He really has. And he’s taken a lot of arrows, but he believes in this, and he’s doing the right thing. I think the world of him.”

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