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Rick Scott calls for end of ‘Republican on Republican’ violence and coalescence around Donald Trump

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In an appearance on the Greta Van Susteren show Wednesday night, Florida Gov. Rick Scott backed up his endorsement of Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination and called for an end of “Republican on Republican violence.” In an appearance on the “On The Record with Greta Van Susteren” show on the Fox News Channel, Scott stayed with his theme of letting the voters decide, and said “Donald Trump is clearly the will of the voters” and it is time for…

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Florida winners Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump opposites – not just by party

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Florida Republicans and Democrats went in opposite directions in picking Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as their choice to be on November’s presidential ballot. Republicans went with a brash casino owner who has never run for office and is blowing up conventional political wisdom. Democrats went with a woman who represents a political dynasty and has been in the nation’s capital as first lady, senator, presidential candidate and secretary of state for much of the last 24 years. And in…

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Marco Rubio lost every Florida county except his home Miami-Dade

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio failed to convince voters outside his home county of Miami-Dade that he was a good Republican choice for president. With late but still incomplete returns, Florida’s junior senator was losing every county in Florida to Donald Trump except Miami-Dade. And he was finishing third in at least 26 counties, including most of the Panhandle, behind Trump and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. And long before all the votes were counted, Rubio suspended his national campaign.…

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Florida Democrats belittle Marco Rubio on his Florida loss

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The Florida Democratic Party would just as soon not see U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio recover easily from his Florida Republican presidential primary loss so they piled on Tuesday, calling him “Little Marco” and saying he is out of excuses. The Democrats called his loss a “profound rejection” and embarrassing, accused him of having “ambition and professional delinquency as Florida’s Part time senator.” “Florida Democrats knew that once Americans got to know Marco, they would see what those of us in…

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New poll has Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton up by more than 20 points in Florida

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A new poll conducted by Florida Atlantic University gives commanding leads to Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton headed to Florida’s presidential primary on Tuesday. The survey, conducted Tuesday through Friday by FAU’s Business and Economics Polling Initiative, gives Trump 44 percent, followed by a tie between U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas with 21 percent each, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich 9 percent. For the Democrats, Clinton has 59 percent and U.S. Sen.…

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Florida Democratic Party releases ad bashing Marco Rubio, asking ‘I give up! Where are you?’

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The Florida Democratic Party is weighing in on the state’s Republican presidential primary, perhaps just for fun, with a new internet ad called “All Marco, No Polo,” bashing U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio for his voting record. The 30-second spot, uses almost no speaking, except for a child’s voice at a swimming pool. The child, sounding  increasingly frustrated  while playing the pool game “Marco Polo,” calls out several times, “Marco!” and then ends with expression of irritation. “I give up! Where…

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Bernie Sanders sets three Florida stops: Miami, Kissimmee, Tampa

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has announced three Florida stops this week — the first public speeches of his campaign in the sunshine state — in Miami, Kissimmee and Tampa. The U.S. Senator from Vermont, who badly trails Hillary Clinton in Florida polls, will speak at a Miami rally today and at Kissimmee and Tampa rallies on Thursday. Sanders will discuss issues such as college affordability, immigration reform and the need to take on a rigged economy held in place by a corrupt…

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