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Donald Trump has 17-point advantage over Marco Rubio in new Florida poll

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Donald Trump has a 17-point lead over Marco Rubio going into Tuesday’s presidential preference primary. According to a new Monmouth University Poll of likely primary voters in Florida, Trump is leading the Republican field with 44 percent support. Rubio is in second with 27 percent of Florida Republicans saying they backed him. Ted Cruz is in third with 17 percent, followed by John Kasich at 9 percent. “Florida is do or die for the Rubio campaign, but it looks like…

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Donald Trump leads Marco Rubio 46 percent to 22 percent in Florida

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Donald Trump continues to hold a double-digit lead over Marco Rubio in the Sunshine State. According to a Quinnipiac poll of likely Florida Republican primary voters, Trump leads the GOP field with 46 percent, followed by Rubio at 22 percent. Ted Cruz is at 14 percent, followed by John Kasich at 10 percent. The winner-take-all Republican primary is Tuesday. The survey found that 86 percent of likely Republican voters in Florida said their mind was made up. That number jumps…

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Donald Trump holds double digit lead over Marco Rubio in NBC/WSJ/Marist poll

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Marco Rubio remains in second place in Florida, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Donald Trump holds a 21-point lead over Rubio in the Sunshine State. The poll found that Trump is at 43 percent, while Rubio is at 22 percent. Ted Cruz is in third with 21 percent, followed by John Kasich at 9 percent. The survey found that Hillary Clinton would defeat Trump in Florida, 49 percent to 41 percent. The poll also found she…

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Marco Rubio falls to third in CBS News/YouGov poll

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With just two days until the March 15 Republican primary, Donald Trump continues to hold a commanding lead in the Sunshine State. According to a new CBS News/YouGov survey of likely Republican primary voters, Trump is at 44 percent. Ted Cruz is in second with 24 percent, followed by Marco Rubio with 21 percent. John Kasich rounds out the Republican field with 9 percent. The survey found 14 percent of Republicans said they might change their mind before they cast…

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New poll has Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton up by more than 20 points in Florida

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A new poll conducted by Florida Atlantic University gives commanding leads to Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton headed to Florida’s presidential primary on Tuesday. The survey, conducted Tuesday through Friday by FAU’s Business and Economics Polling Initiative, gives Trump 44 percent, followed by a tie between U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas with 21 percent each, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich 9 percent. For the Democrats, Clinton has 59 percent and U.S. Sen.…

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At Tampa’s Oxford Exchange, Marco Rubio feels the love

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With just three days left before the biggest election of his life, Marco Rubio pressed the flesh and took dozens of selfies with fans at Tampa’s uber-hip Oxford Exchange Saturday afternoon, the third stop on a five-city barnstorming tour of the Sunshine State. The Tampa stop was one of three straight meet-and-greets in the Tampa Bay area market, a rich trove of Republican votes, but an area that he hasn’t spent a lot of time in since elected to the Senate in 2010.…

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GOP rivals questioning whether they’d back Donald Trump as nominee

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Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and John Kasich suggested Saturday they may not support Donald Trump if he becomes the GOP nominee, as violence at the front-runner’s rallies deepened the party’s chaotic chasm. Rubio told supporters that while he was currently sticking with his pledge to back the nominee if he wasn’t the party’s choice, “it’s getting harder every day.” Kasich said the “toxic environment” Trump is creating “makes it very, extremely difficult” to support him. “To see Americans slugging…

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