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The Sun Sentinel -- which endorsed Rubio in 2010 -- said the senator is being paid $174,000 with taxpayer money to do a job he is not doing

Rubio told CNN Sunday that he's missed past votes because he's campaigning

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Marco Rubio should resign from the U.S. Senate and stop “ripping off” the people of Florida, according to the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel newspaper editorial board.

“By choosing to stay in the Senate and get the publicity, perks and pay that go with the position — without doing the work — you are taking advantage of us,” the paper wrote in an editorial published Tuesday. “Your job is to represent Floridians in the Senate. Either do your job, Sen. Rubio, or resign it.”

The Sun Sentinel – which endorsed Rubio in 2010 – said the senator is being paid $174,000 with taxpayer money to do a job he is not doing, while he is criticizing others for doing the same thing.