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Nelson and Rubio to talk taxes, jobs and the economy on Miami Beach

Both of Florida's senators are speaking at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce conference at the Fountainebleau on Miami Beach.

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will keynote the meeting with an address Sunday evening. It's the first time he's bringing his most recent round of speeches to a hometown crowd -- he spoke last month at the Reagan Library in California and last week at the Jesse Helms Center in North Carolina.

Sen Bill Nelson, D-Fla., who is scheduled for a breakfast talk Monday, will focus on economic recovery. He's expected to stress the need for giving small business more access to capital. He also will advocate for eliminating tax loopholes for favored special interests and using some of the increased Treasury revenue for lowering tax rates on individuals and small businesses.

"If we want to get out of this economic mess, spending cuts are not enough," Nelson says in an advance copy of his remarks. "We need tax reform."

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