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Rubio Backs Johnson for CFO



Well, you can tell who won't be incoming House Speaker Marco Rubio's counterpart in the Senate this fall: Tom Lee.

Randy Johnson's campaigned announced Monday that Rubio, R-Miami, has endorsed Johnson's bid to be the Republican nominee for chief financial officer. Lee, the outgoing Senate President, is Johnson's opponent.

"Florida's future will be dependant upon the strength of its leaders, and the new ideas they bring to public policy. Randy Johnson has demonstrated both of these qualities time and again," Rubio said.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:08pm]


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