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March 23, 2013

Q Poll: Hillary Clinton wallops Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio in their home state of FL

@MarcACaputo

Sorry Jeb, Marco.

Florida is Hillary country, according to Quinnipiac’s latest* 2016 presidential matchup.

The former secretary of state and New York senator would beat each Florida resident by 11 points, the poll shows. She bests Bush 51-40 and Rubio by a 52-41 percent spread.

Clinton’s likely biggest advantage: Women. They back Clinton over Bush and Rubio by 20 and 18 percentage points, respectively.

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Marco Rubio's immigration expert draws fire from hardliners

Sen. Marco Rubio's decision to hire immigration lawyer Enrique Gonzalez, a longtime friend and practicing expert in the field, is drawing fire from the conservative Daily Caller (and its readers if you check the comments section):

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio’s top lawyer in the closed-door effort to draft a new immigration bill is a Democratic donor who earns his living by bringing foreign workers into the country on behalf of corporations and universities.

The lawyer, Enrique Gonzalez, is a partner at the nation’s largest immigration firm, whose future depends on the outcome of Gonzalez’s closed-door work.

Rubio hired Gonzalez in January, when he was a partner at the Coral Gables, Fla., office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy.

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