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Marco Rubio's mother falls ill, senator cancels events

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's mother fell ill last night, prompting the senator to cancel events today in Lakeland and Orlando.

"Senator Rubio's mother suffered a stroke two weeks ago. Over the last 48 hours, she has experienced additional setbacks that require Senator Rubio to remain in Miami with her," said a statement from his office. The senator's father passed away last year during his campaign.