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Must-read from Times’ Adam Smith: With no primary battle, Marco Rubio’s U.S. Senate bid fades into the political background

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An absolute must-read from Adam Smith about how Marco Rubio has failed to transition to a general election candidate (something I have been saying for two months).  Some of the highlights: Rubio is essentially running now as a general election candidate, though Monday saw little sign of him reaching beyond tea party activists and arch conservatives. and… The 39-year-old former state House Speaker who only weeks ago was the hottest new political face in America, acknowledged the attention has dimmed…

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Must-read from Times’ Adam Smith: With no primary battle, Marco Rubio’s U.S. Senate bid fades into the political background

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An absolute must-read from Adam Smith about how Marco Rubio has failed to transition to a general election candidate (something I have been saying for two months).  Some of the highlights: Rubio is essentially running now as a general election candidate, though Monday saw little sign of him reaching beyond tea party activists and arch conservatives. and… The 39-year-old former state House Speaker who only weeks ago was the hottest new political face in America, acknowledged the attention has dimmed…

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Charlie Crist fires New Media Director

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I didn’t know Charlie Crist even had a New Media Director… From the Buzz: In the latest sign of turbulence for Charlie Crist’s wounded U.S. Senate bid, key staffers are starting to leave the campaign. Political Director Pablo Diaz, one of the first two staffers hired for his Senate bid, is leaving at the end of the month for “a new opportunity.” Sean Doughtie, a well-regarded new media consultant who had worked with Crist for years, stopped working for the…

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