Marco Rubio Will Run for Senator or President in 2016, Not Both

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks during a news conference where he and other Republican Senators introduced a balanced budget proposal at the U.S. Capitol May 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. The proposal will balance the federal budget by 2020, according to its author Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Last month, Senator Rand Paul pushed Kentucky state legislators to pass a bill allowing people to run for two offices at once, so he'll have his job in the Senate to fall back on if his presidential bid doesn't work out. Florida law won't allow Marco Rubio to do the same, and on Wednesday, the senator told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt he agrees with that rule. "I haven't even thought that far ahead," Rubio said of his plans for 2016. "You know, I think by and large when you choose to do something as big as [running for president], you've really go to be focused on that and not have an exit strategy." That might have been a Paul dig, but since the Kentucky senator has already resorted to bacon-related fat puns, Rubio is going to have to be less subtle.