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Rand Paul narrowly beats Marco Rubio in CPAC straw poll



Sen. Rand Paul won the annual CPAC straw poll, backed by a youthful, libertarian-leaning group of activists. Sen. Marco Rubio came in a very close second.

Paul got 25 percent of the vote to Rubio's 23 percent, which pollster Tony Fabrizio said was a "virtual tie."

[Last modified: Saturday, March 16, 2013 5:48pm]


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