Rubio Running for Senate, Says GOP Rep.


Florida Rep. David Jolly may have spilled the beans this morning that Marco Rubio will run for re-election in the Senate, despite previously saying he would not do so. In recent weeks, the failed GOP presidential candidate has teased that he would consider hopping back into the race—especially after the massacre in Orlando that left 49 people dead at a gay nightclub.

As one of the Republicans running to replace the senator, Jolly told CNN this morning: “I’ve been running for 10 months, we’ve been polling out front, [but] Marco’s saying he’s getting in.” A more formal announcement on his own run, Jolly said, will come later in the day. “Clarifying Jolly has no actual knowledge of a Rubio decision,” a spokesperson for the congressman later said on Twitter. Read more at The Hill.



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