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Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter



In less than two weeks, the nation will start the process of voting for our next president -- and Florida will play a pivotal role.

Two Republican candidates -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush -- are longtime Florida residents. And there are other candidates who live at least part of the time in Florida, including Republican frontrunner Donald Trump.

Before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucus, PolitiFact Florida decided to check in on how Bush and Rubio are faring on our Truth-O-Meter. Floridians start voting by absentee ballot in February leading up to the March 15 primary. Here’s a look at some of the latest fact-checks of both.

[Last modified: Friday, January 22, 2016 12:40pm]


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