It's good to be Marco Rubio these days. The South Florida conservative has been all-but-anointed the heir to the grassroots energy that's collected around Doug Hoffman's candidacy in New York's 23rd Congressional District. Today, Rubio's campaign plans to launch what it considers the "most powerful online fundraising site" in Florida history. That's saying something, because Florida's a typically beneficent state for Republican donors. The campaign wouldn't provide details, but it did explicitly link the creation of the site with Hoffman's expected victory. It's also helpful, most assuredly, that newspapers have taken to publicizing opponent Gov. Charlie Crist's precipitous drop in the polls. Mr. Rubio knows where his bread is buttered.
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