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      Sen. Marco Rubio's daughter hospitalized after traffic accident

      Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)

      LAKEWOOD CREST, Fla. (AP) - The 12-year-old daughter of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has been airlifted to Miami Children's Hospital after a Saturday motor vehicle accident.

      The Republican senator was notified of the accident while coming off stage after a rally with GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney Saturday afternoon.

      A Rubio spokesman reports that the girl is in stable condition.

      The senator campaigned with Romney at two Florida rallies on Saturday and was scheduled to attend a third before being picked up by a state police cruiser along Romney's motorcade route.