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Marco Rubio Hopes to Raise Profile at CPAC

Florida Senate hopeful plans to boost visibility with keynote speech

(Newser) - Former Florida House speaker and GOP Senate candidate Marco Rubio will deliver today’s Conservative Political Action Conference keynote speech in what one activist calls his “national coming out for conservatives.” Though there is a lot of buzz around him following his challenge to Charlie Crist, the moderate... More »

Romney Top Conservative Pick for 2012 in CPAC Poll

Mitt beats out Jindal and Palin in CPAC Poll

(Newser) - GOP right-wingers back Mitt Romney to be the 2012 presidential candidate, according to a straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Convention. Yesterday's survey offers a glimpse of conservative thinking as the party begins to reshape itself after heavy losses, Politico notes. Romney, backed by 20% of those polled, bested... More »

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