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Sen. Marco Rubio to Headline Republican Party of Pasco Dinner

Rubio will be the keynote speaker at the Reagan Day Dinner April 30.

Marco Rubio, the conservative Florida senator tagged as the Republican Party's next presidential nominee, will be the keynote speaker at the Republican Party of Pasco's annual Reagan Day Dinner.

The dinner will be held Tuesday, April 30 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey.

Although a junior senator elected just two years ago, the 42-year-old Cuban American shot into the national spotlight in June 2012 when it was reported he was being vetted as Mitt Romney's running mate. Romney ultimately chose Paul Ryan. However, Rubio's reputation as a fiscal conservative continued to spread.

In January, the senator from West Miami was chosen to deliver the Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address. It was the first time the response was delivered in both English and Spanish.

A staunch opponent of tax increases, Rubio voted against the Budget Control Act of 2011, which led to mandatory budget cuts from sequestration, and voted against the 2012 Fiscal Cliff Resolutions.

On March 22, Rubio also voted to repeal Obama's Health Care for America plan.

For information about tickets for the dinner, call the Republic Party of Pasco County at 727-863-5400 or email pascogop@yahoo.com.

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REDMAN April 01, 2013 at 02:11 PM
I THOUGHT HE "VAULTED" INTO THE SPOTLIGHT STICKING HIS FINGERS IN THE FLORIDA REPUBLICAN PARTY COOKIE JAR WITH ANOTHER NOTABLE JUST BLESSED WITH A MERCY SENTENCE OF 18 MONTHS. SOME HOW HE MANAGED TO PAY HIS BACK BEFORE THE EGG WAS DRY. I LIKED THAT THEY WOULD STEAL FROM EACH OTHER...GIVES THE REST OF US A BREAK!

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