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Americans for Prosperity says it’s ready for 2016 Legislative Session

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The Koch brothers-funded Americans for Prosperity organization has 36 state chapters across the nation, but none bigger than its operation in Florida, established in 2008. With 80 full- or part-time staff members, AFP has been aggressive in getting involved in legislative matters in recent years, sometimes to the consternation of Republicans who it ostensibly sides with ideologically. Although key tenets of AFP are advocating lower tax rates, opposing government “overspending” and attempting to rein in the size of government, it’s opposition to government…

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Marco Rubio: Belle of the CPAC Ball

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Conservatives from across the nation will get their first in-the-flesh look at Marco Rubio Thursday as he delivers the keynote address before the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. Click back here for coverage and updates: Marco Rubio speech at CPAC conference brings conservatives to their feet: Marco Rubio, the 38-year-old son of Cuban immigrants and candidate for an open Senate seat in Florida, electrified thousands of conservatives Thursday morning with an impassioned defense of American exceptionalism. Beth Reinhard: Is…

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