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GOP poll: Trump on top in Rubio's home turf of Florida

Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – A new poll released Thursday shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump crushing U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio on his home turf in Florida.

 

The Quinnipiac University poll finds Trump with 44-percent support in the race for Florida, followed by Rubio with 28 percent.

 

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and John Kasich trail badly in the Sunshine State with 12 percent and 7 percent, respectively.

 

The Florida primary is set for March 15.

 

The GOP frontrunners will square off Thursday night in Houston for their final debate before Super Tuesday.