ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Four possible candidates to fill Senator Marco Rubio’s seat say their decision on whether to run will be made in the next few weeks.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Another Cool Morning, Slight Warm Up Over The Weekend
Former Attorney General Bill McCollum, Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera and U.S. Reps. Jeff Miller of Pensacola and David Jolly of Indian Shores all attended a breakfast Saturday at the Republican Party of Florida’s quarterly meeting. While none has announced a run, all say they are thinking about it.
Rubio’s decision to seek the Republican nomination for president has sparked interest in the seat, but so far only Rep. Ron DeSantis of Ponte Vedra Beach has entered the race.READ MORE: Taste Of The Town: Casa Mariano In Doral Delights With A Blend Of Mediterranean and South American Flavors
DeSantis also planned to attend the meeting until a family emergency came up.
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