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Here’s Crist speaking to a group of seniors on Sunday:

The Rubio campaign is fighting back with a robocall featuring former Senator Connie Mack, released on Friday.

“Hello, this is Senator Connie Mack. I used to be Charlie Crist’s campaign chairman, and we’ve been friends a long time. But his attacks on Marco Rubio crossed the line, and I had to speak out and set the record straight. Charlie’s attacks are just plain false. Marco would never cut benefits for anyone on Social Security.”

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