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Marco Rubio to headline Tampa Tea Party rally, will share stage with disgraced doc David McKalip

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Update: Marco Rubio is no longer listed on the website as one of the speakers.  And now the event’s location has changed from the Sun Dome to Chillura Park.

Even though he appeared to dodge questions during the Fox News debate about his association with the Tea Party, Marco Rubio will headline a Tea Party rally on Tax Day, April 15.  Sharing the stage with Rubio will be disgraced doc David McKalip, the St. Petersburg surgeon forced to resign his leadership posts in several medical organizations after forwarding a racist e-mail.

The event is sponsored by the Tampa 9/12 organization.

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