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Marco Rubio to headline Faith and Freedom conference in DC

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and one of the other oft-mentioned potential vice presidential running mates out there, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, will headline the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference in Washington next week.

The event is June 14th; following the program, Rubio will sign book plates for his new book "An American Son: A Memoir."

The conference is billed by organizers as "an important training and equipping weekend" for state chapters, members and supporters preparing for the 2012 elections. Their aim is to advance conservative legislation at the state and federal level. They anticipates 1,500 attendees over three days, and 50 partnering organizations as co-sponsors.

Confirmed speakers include Mitt Romney, Bob McDonnell, Rick Santorum, Rubio, Rob Portman, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Glenn Beck, Dick Morris, and Herman Cain.