Rep. Tom Rooney Says He Would Win Marco Rubio’s Senate Seat in 2016

Gary Cameron / Reuters
Gary Cameron / Reuters

From Javier Manjarres writing at The Shark Tank:

With Florida CFO Jeff Atwater abruptly taking his name out of consideration of the 2016 Republican Senate primary race, Senator Rubio’s presumed safe Senate seat is now up for grabs.

Rep. Ron DeSantis is expected to announce that he will be running to replace Senator Rubio in the Senate, as well as  Florida Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, who has been talking with potential supporters and elected officials about his interest in picking up where his friend Marco will leave off.

Another elected official that many believe would be a strong contender for Rubio’s seat is Rep. Tom Rooney.

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