The latest Quinnipiac University poll puts former state speaker and Tea Party favorite Marco Rubio ahead of GOP-backed Gov. Charlie Crist in the Republican primary matchup. Despite Crist's efforts to distance himself from President Obama, Rubio continues to find success touting his conservative credentials in contrast to Crist's more moderate positions. Tea Party PACs are also watching Florida's 8th Congressional District where loose-lipped Democrat Alan Grayson is vying for re-election.
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