Marco Rubio is set to take the GOP nomination in the Florida race for US Senate – and to take it away from Gov. Charlie Crist, once the presumptive gold medal winner. He’s a very conservative Miamian from the Cuban community, a very conservative bunch overall. The St. Petersburg Times/Miami Herald have been taking a look at the money side of Rubio (the best place to start).
$228,000: Amount raised by Marco Rubio’s Floridians for Conservative Leadership committee
in 18 months from 2002-04
$89,000: Amount spent on consultants
$34,000: Undisclosed expenses
$4,000: Amount spent on candidate contributions
The full story is here.