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Marco Rubio: Belle of the CPAC Ball

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Conservatives from across the nation will get their first in-the-flesh look at Marco Rubio Thursday as he delivers the keynote address before the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. Click back here for coverage and updates: Marco Rubio speech at CPAC conference brings conservatives to their feet: Marco Rubio, the 38-year-old son of Cuban immigrants and candidate for an open Senate seat in Florida, electrified thousands of conservatives Thursday morning with an impassioned defense of American exceptionalism. Beth Reinhard: Is…

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American Spectator interview with Marco Rubio

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Former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio of Miami is one of the most conservative of the new names seeking U.S. Senate seats in 2010. He’s 38, the son of blue-collar Cuban immigrants, and he compiled a solid conservative record in eight years in the Florida House, the last two as speaker. Rubio is challenging Florida’s sitting Republican governor Charlie Crist for the nomination to the Senate seat Mel Martinez recently resigned from. But in his campaign speeches his political target…

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