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Marco Rubio says Florida can hoop dual favorite sons in a 2016 presidential race.
The senator suggested in an NPR interview, airing New Yearâ€™s Day, that he isnâ€™t fazed by a moves being done by former Florida administrator Jeb Bush toward a White House bid.
â€œWe positively know a lot of a same people, we also know some opposite people,â€ Rubio told NPRâ€™s Steve Inskeep. â€œI donâ€™t trust if we confirm to run for boss that that will be an impediment.â€
In an interview with a New York Times Magazine, Rubio pronounced his loyalty with his coach wonâ€™t get in a way. â€œIf we donâ€™t run, it wonâ€™t be since Jeb is running. Maybe if youâ€™re going to run for county commissioner or to be on a butterfly decrease house or something like that, we might not wish to run opposite a crony of yours,â€ he said.
Rubio told NPR that heâ€™s â€œcloser to a decisionâ€ on 2016 than he was a month ago.
Since announcing that he will â€œactively exploreâ€ a presidential bid, Bush has surged to a lead for a Republican assignment in a newÂ CNN/ORC International poll
Mel Sembler, a former Republican National Committee financial authority from Florida, was quoted in a new USA TODAY story about Bushâ€™s intensity candidacy
Donors from Florida contributed some-more than $50.8 million to 2012 presidential candidates, according to information gathered by a non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics.
The NPR talk with Rubio will atmosphere Thursday during a Morning Edition