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Will Weatherford's a no for Marco Rubio's Senate seat

@PatriciaMazzei

Former Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford won't be following in Marco Rubio's footsteps -- at least not yet.

Weatherford ended speculation Wednesday that he might run for Rubio's U.S. Senate seat next year, citing his young family. He's youngest child is 7 months old.

A slew of Republican U.S. House members from Florida have said they're thinking about candidacies. So are Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera of Miami and state Sen. Don Gaetz of Niceville. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy of Jupiter is the most prominent candidate on the Democratic side.

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