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Times editorial: Marco Rubio a ‘freewheeling big spender of special interest cash’

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The St. Petersburg Times editorial board hands Charlie Crist a gift with this editorial: Marco Rubio is quickly emerging as a freewheeling big spender of special interest cash even as the U.S. Senate candidate sells himself as a fiscal hawk. The latest disclosure: As the young state lawmaker lined up support in 2003 and 2004 to become Florida House speaker, he blew through more than $600,000 stashed in a pair of political committees and never detailed how at least 20…

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Times editorial: Marco Rubio a ‘freewheeling big spender of special interest cash’

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The St. Petersburg Times editorial board hands Charlie Crist a gift with this editorial: Marco Rubio is quickly emerging as a freewheeling big spender of special interest cash even as the U.S. Senate candidate sells himself as a fiscal hawk. The latest disclosure: As the young state lawmaker lined up support in 2003 and 2004 to become Florida House speaker, he blew through more than $600,000 stashed in a pair of political committees and never detailed how at least 20…

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