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Marco Rubio headed to Maine on Friday to address Tea Party crowd

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Tea Party supporters will have a chance to take their tea with a few of the movement’s top leaders during a luncheon this Friday in South Portland, Maine. Marco Rubio, Republican candidate to represent Florida in the U.S. Senate, will address the paying crowd with a critique of the Obama Administration. (Got this first graph from The Exception, which has a way-cool pay-for-content system. Check it out). According to the Maine Heritage Center: Please join The Maine Heritage Policy Center…

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St. Pete Times editorial: Charlie Crist should veto HB 1143

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The St. Petersburg Times editorial board – to whom Charlie listens to more than anyone else save his Mother and Father – urges Governor Crist to veto HB 1143. Abortion-rights opponents have spent weeks pressuring Gov. Charlie Crist to sign legislation that would require all women seeking a first trimester abortion to submit to an ultrasound. But the newly independent Crist needs to exercise http://18.216.197.89/wp-admin/edit.phphis veto and protect a woman’s right to privacy. — Crist is no abortion-rights advocate. He…

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Associated Builders & Contracts endorse Marco Rubio

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Associated Builders & Contractors of Florida (ABC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Marco Rubio for U.S. Senator.  ABC is Florida’s largest commercial construction trade association and America’s largest free market advocacy organization. ABC represents over 2,500 Florida companies and its members employ more than 200,000 Floridians. “ABC stands for free enterprise, Merit Shop, and balanced, reasonable regulation. Marco Rubio shares our philosophy,” said ABC of Florida Chairman, Gary Stout.  “We look forward to doing all we can to…

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Associated Builders & Contracts endorse Marco Rubio

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Associated Builders & Contractors of Florida (ABC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Marco Rubio for U.S. Senator.  ABC is Florida’s largest commercial construction trade association and America’s largest free market advocacy organization. ABC represents over 2,500 Florida companies and its members employ more than 200,000 Floridians. “ABC stands for free enterprise, Merit Shop, and balanced, reasonable regulation. Marco Rubio shares our philosophy,” said ABC of Florida Chairman, Gary Stout.  “We look forward to doing all we can to…

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Jump aboard the Marco Rubio Express

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Marco Rubio is going on a four-day bus tour through Florida, his campaign said yesterday. The event begins in the Villages next Tuesday and ends in with a Tea Party rally in Lakeland. “This tour will emphasize the importance of taking a stand against the Obama agenda and supporting conservative solutions to put Americans back to work and stay true to our limited government, free market traditions,” Rubio said in a statement. Sked is below: TUESDAY, APRIL 13 Orlando The…

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Sen. Jim DeMint comments on first Crist-Rubio debate

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U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) issued the following statement regarding today’s U.S. Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Governor Charlie Crist: “Like many Republicans across the country, I watched today’s debate with great interest. With every passing day, my support for Marco Rubio grows stronger and more enthusiastic. Today’s debate showed exactly why more and more Republicans are excited by the conservative renewal that’s building in Florida because of Marco’s candidacy. “Once again, Marco outlined the deeply held principles and…

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American Spectator on Marco Rubio

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The race for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate seat Mel Martinez is not seeking re-election to in 2010 — which pits liberal Florida Governor Charlie Crist against conservative former Speaker of the Florida House Marco Rubio — is not exactly heating up. But it’s taking shape. There’s good and bad news for the right. The good news is that Rubio is demonstrating he can excite the conservative base of the Republican Party with his call to “take our…

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