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What exactly did Marco Rubio do at Broad & Cassell?

Jim Defede at CBS4 looks at Marco Rubio's finances ( Watch it here and read here):

... When Rubio first entered the Florida Legislature in 2001 he was making less than $100,000 a year. But by the time Rubio left in 2008 his income shot up to more than $400,000, including a $300,000 a year salary from the law firm Broad & Cassel.

The I Team asked Rubio if he would have been hired by the firm if he hadn't been selected speaker of the House?

"It's hard to tell with a hypothetical," Rubio said. "I certainly would have worked somewhere. I had made a career of working at big firms up until last year when I went out on my own."

During the four years he worked at Broad & Cassel, Rubio was paid $1.2 million. When Rubio was asked if he was worth it, he laughed. ...

"Well you would have to ask them," he said. "I hope I was."


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:38am]


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