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Will Marco Rubio be called on his inconsistent positions during GOP debate?

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As the first presidential debate approaches, staged by Fox News, 10 top-tier Republican candidates are sure to be asked at least a few tough questions. Hey, it could happen. One such hopeful is Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, who could face grilling on his inconsistencies over a government crackdown on online gambling – and how it might connect to his relationship with Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire GOP donor. Rubio had been courting Adelson, the casino owner, who spent $100 million…

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Marco Rubio blasted for ‘currying favor’ of Sheldon Adelson with online gambling ban

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Republican presidential candidate Mark Rubio is under attack by a Libertarian-leaning group for his support of a bill that could be used to expand the federal government’s powers to monitor the Internet. Campaign for Liberty, a political action group founded by former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, has launched an attack on the Florida senator, one of the original sponsors of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act. The act seeks to roll back a December 2011 Department of Justice opinion holding that the Wire Act…

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