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Report: Mitt Romney to endorse Marco Rubio for president

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Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican nominee for president, will endorse Florida Senator Marco Rubio‘s White House bid, reports The Huffington Post. “Details of Romney’s endorsement were still being worked out as of Sunday morning. The sources said that the former Massachusetts governor had been eager to provide his backing to Rubio for days but had hesitated, due to his respect for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), who suspended his campaign on Saturday night following his dismal fourth-place showing in the South…

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Chris Ingram isn’t convinced Marco Rubio answered all questions about use of RPOF AmEx card

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Last Saturday as promised, Marco Rubio released American Express statements from 2005 and 2006, responding to questions about his use of that card that belonged to the Republican Party of Florida, saying that only eight of the charges were for personal expenses and that he had paid them off personally. The controversy has dogged Rubio on and off for the past five years since stories first surfaced about his spending with an AmEx card during his run for the U.S. Senate…

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Poolhouse ad agency gears up to frame the story of Marco Rubio

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Marco Rubio‘s life story has its own inherent interest to anyone who takes the time to look into his Florida Dream rise to the U.S. Senate, but the high-powered PR operations at the heart of today’s presidential campaigns can take no chances. That’s why Rubio has brought on a pair of top-shelf Republican media firms to stoke the fires of his “American Son” myth-making machine, writes Ashley Parker in today’s New York Times. Senator Marco Rubio and his team believe their…

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Sarah Palin then: The ‘Miami Vice’ of politics; Palin now: A welcome endorsement

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Last week, the Sentinel asked Todd Harris if Marco Rubio would like an endorsement from former Republican veep candidate and current conservative phenom Sarah Palin. “We’d love to have Sarah Palin’s endorsement,” said Harris, who’s worked for several GOP heavyweights, including Jeb Bush, Arnold Schwarzenegger and John McCain. Palin, said Todd Harris, would energize the party base and help Rubio raise money. OK, so far, so good. After all, Rubio is gunning for the senate seat that Gov. Charlie Crist…

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