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Marco Rubio brings in record-setting $4.5 mil haul

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A campaign spokesman for Republican Senate hopeful Marco Rubio says they raised $4.5 million in the quarter ending June 30.

The campaign said Monday that Rubio has now raised more than $11 million in his quest for the Senate seat now held by Republican George LeMieux, who was appointed last year to fill the term vacated by former Sen. Mel Martinez.

The campaign claimed more than 75,000 people have donated to Rubio’s warchest.

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