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Marco Rubio betting on a long-haul strategy to win nomination

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Under pressure to emerge as the Republican mainstream’s presidential contender, Sen. Marco Rubio is increasingly relying on a national strategy as he lowers expectations for February’s primary contests. He’s betting big that Republican voters across the political spectrum will ultimately coalesce behind his candidacy in the state-by-state slog for delegates his team envisions for the months ahead. It’s a strategy fraught with risk for Rubio, who’s still fighting to break out among the pack of candidates looking up at New…

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Marco Rubio returns to Iowa for the first time as a declared presidential candidate

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Last week it was Nashua, N.H. Tomorrow, Waukee, Iowa. Waukee is the site of the next GOP presidential cattle call, where Marco Rubio will make his first appearance in the Hawkeye State since officially declaring his candidacy for president earlier this month. He’ll be joined by at least seven other presidential hopefuls who will speak at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition. Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul, Rick Santorum and Scott Walker are all scheduled to…

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