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Stop-Trump Groups Make One Last Bet on Rubio, and Lose

Super-PACs poured money into ads bashing the billionaire front-runner in Florida but had little to celebrate on Tuesday.
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Tuesday at the Polls: Candidate Reaction in 2 Minutes

The increasingly desperate effort from the Republican establishment to stop Donald Trump’s presidential campaign ran aground again Tuesday, this time by betting big on Marco Rubio winning Florida.

Three anti-Trump groups—Our Principles, American Future Fund, and Club for Growth Action—funneled millions in television ads to attack Trump in Florida, a decision that left the Republican establishment's fight against him in Illinois, North Carolina, and Missouri largely to the campaigns and affiliated super-PACs.