U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio has dubbed his first bus trip the "take a stand" tour, though he seemed to be waffling on the controversial teacher pay bill in the Florida Legislature. A campaign consultant said he was "absolutely" in favor of it; in another interview, Rubio said it needs to be fixed.
Today he clarified his position: "I think it should be signed. I have a lot of teachers in my family and they think there's some things in the bill that need to be fixed, and if that's so I'm sure they can be fixed, but I think the bill should be signed.''
His campaign rival, Gov. Charlie Crist, needs to "take a stand" on the bill by Friday or it will automatically become law.