Florida's Marco Rubio fares poorly in Tuesday primaries 1 day after Sanford stump

Fla. showdown looming against GOP frontrunner Donald Trump who calls Sunshine State second home

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Marco Rubio holds a campaign rally in Sanford, Florida, on Monday before his flat showing in the Tuesday GOP  vontests that saw frontrunner Donald Trump continue pilinbg up delegates with big wins in the Michigan and Mississippi primaries and Hawaii caucus and Ted Cruz taking the Idaho primary. Rubio did not gain any delegates heading into next Tuesday's big primaries in Florida and Ohio.

 SANFORD, Fla. -- Just one day after making a campaign stop in Sanford, Marco Rubio, once the formidable establishment candidarte for the GOP seen as the strongest consertative Republican standard bearer for the Republican Party rto reclaim the presidency, laid a big goose egg in the Tuesday contests in advance of the upconming Florida primary.




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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.