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Do Florida’s Cubans prefer Kendrick Meek over Marco Rubio?

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Marco Rubio was born in Miami to Cuban-born parents, became the first Cuban-American speaker of the Florida House, and he takes a hard line on U.S. policy towards Havana. Rubio leads Gov. Charlie Crist by approximately 28 percentage points in the race for the GOP Senate nomination, and in a matchup with Rep. Kendrick Meek, the presumptive Democratic nominee, he wins by 5 points. So with Marco Rubio poised to become the nation’s third Cuban-American senator, why haven’t the rainmakers…

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Do Florida’s Cubans prefer Kendrick Meek over Marco Rubio?

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Marco Rubio was born in Miami to Cuban-born parents, became the first Cuban-American speaker of the Florida House, and he takes a hard line on U.S. policy toward Havana. Rubio leads Gov. Charlie Crist by approximately 28 percentage points in the race for the GOP Senate nomination, and in a matchup with Rep. Kendrick Meek, the presumptive Democratic nominee, he wins by 5 points. So with Marco Rubio poised to become the nation’s third Cuban-American senator, why haven’t the rainmakers…

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