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Rubio's dance: 'I am committed to serving in the U.S. Senate ...'



Marco Rubio continues to face questions over his commitment to serving a full six year Senate term and in a TV interview used an interesting choice of words to go just far enough without actually making a vow.

“I am committed to serving in the U.S. Senate and it is a six year term,” Rubio said on WTVT. “The only thing I have said is no one can tell you for sure where they are going to be five years from now because things happen in life.”

Patrick Murphy’s campaign, which circulated the interview this morning, is hoping voters seeing through Rubio’s words. To press the point, Murphy this week asked Rubio to sign a “Full Time Senator Pledge.”

[Last modified: Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:15am]


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