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Marco Rubio on GOP leadership’s support of Charlie Crist: ‘It sucks’

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In addition to having very low name recognition against Charlie Crist – who has wide recognition and is popular to boot – and the fundraising disadvantage, Marco Rubio was reminded by a questioner at a forum at the Florida Society of News Editors that he also faces the opposition of his party leadership, which has backed Crist.

“Yeah. It sucks, doesn’t it?” Rubio responded.

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