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Marco Rubio getting trounced in new Florida presidential poll

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He was the toast of the town after his successful announcement in Miami in April, but Marco Rubio’s presidential ambitious appear to be shrinking by the day. A Florida presidential poll released on Wednesday night shows Donald Trump and Jeb Bush in a virtual tie, with Trump at 27 percent and Bush at 26. Rubio is at 7 percent support, burying him with a host of other candidates hovering between 8 and 6 percent in the survey, conducted by Opinion Savvy and…

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Will Jeb Bush opt not to compete in Iowa caucus?

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Jeb Bush has had his roughest week on the campaign trail, and it’s only Thursday. The former Florida governor has been getting hammered all week by critics for his fumbling of a question regarding the Iraq war, prompting New York Times columnist Gail Collins to title her piece on Thursday, “Wow, Jeb Bush is Awful.” Meanwhile, a 19-year-old college student in Reno got in Bush’s face on Wednesday to tell him that his brother, George W. Bush, was responsible for the creation of…

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Political aficionados chatting up Kendrick Meek

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Here is a quick run-down of what people have said and written about Kendrick’s campaign in the few days: Yesterday, President Obama singled out Kendrick during his stop in Miami: “Somewhere around here is the next senator from the great state of Florida, Kendrick Meek…  There he is. Kendrick’s doing a great job.” Mark Blumenthal posted an entry on Pollster.com that asks “What About Kendrick Meek?” -“Meek has a shot at generating the same sort of enthusiasm within Florida as benefited…

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