Asked if he would welcome the support of former GOP vice presidential candidate and Alaska governor Sarah Palin, Rubio offers an unqualified yes, adding that "I can't think of anything her and I disagree with off the top of my head."
Above, you'll find the Real Clear Politics Florida polling averages from the 2008 Presidential election. You'll notice John McCain had a healthy lead for most of the summer. Highlighted is the day Sarah Palin was announced as his vice presidential candidate. You'll notice a sizable post-convention "Pitbull in Lipstick" speech bump, and then a sharp and severe decline, which, perhaps coincidently, coincided with a number of Palin fumbles. Obama would take the lead in Florida polls for the first time in the election. A lead that remained until November 4.
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