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How much campaign cash will Rubio bring home from California?



8-22rubiosfluncheon_1.jpgMarco Rubio's trip to California is not just about visiting the shrine of Reagan. He's also raising money, with a series of fundraisers to benefit his campaign (but not his new PAC) and the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

At left is an invite for a lunch Monday in San Francisco, which was followed by a $1,000 per person reception at a home in Atherton. The senator has some fundraisers on tap for today as well.

Rubio became a fundraising powerhouse after it was clear he would defeat Charlie Crist in the race for Senate last year, and pulled in a whopping $1.6 million in the last quarter. (more on that here)


[Last modified: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 9:21am]


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