Is Rubio Blowing His Moment?

There is grumbling in the ranks. Marco Rubio has been enjoying an uptick in the polls for several months. By November, the combination of his attractiveness to nearly every wing of the Republican Party and his appeal to the GOP donor base began to indicate to political professionals that the Florida senator has a real shot at the nomination. Maybe even the best shot. The Florida senator’s pathway to the nomination looks, however, like it can only be won after March and April, following the nominating contests in populous states with a more ideologically diverse electorate. That means maintaining his position in the polls through February, but Rubio allies are already ringing alarm bells over the junior Sunshine State senator’s lackluster field operations in the early states.

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Is Rubio Blowing His Moment?

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