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Orlando Sentinel: Upstart Marco Rubio’s Senate run bucks GOP etiquette

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It is hardly the path to the top of the ticket many envisioned for Marco Rubio just a few years ago. The West Miami lawyer, now 38, had a national profile even before he took the gavel as Florida House speaker in 2006. He held “100 Ideas” forums with the likes of the late Jack Kemp and Newt Gingrich. A Senate president predicted his charisma would ultimately lead him to the Governor’s Mansion and White House. Outgoing Gov. Jeb Bush…

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A.K. Desai raises money for Charlie Crist in Orlando

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St. Petersburg physician and GOP financier A.K. Desai, who is Charlie Crist’s finance chairman, held a $2,400-per-person fundraiser for him at the Car Club in Orlando on Friday night.

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