Pollster Frank Luntz of Fox News fame was paid $340,000 to shape Sen. Marco Rubio’s political career before the Republican became a senator and eventually a presidential candidate.

Breitbart News has run a series of reports on Luntz’s financial history with Rubio in the state of Florida, prompting Luntz to call this reporter an “asshole” and say that Breitbart News is “so far up Trump’s ass.” But now a major newspaper in Florida has confirmed Luntz’s payments, which were substantial.

The Tampa Bay Times reported in an extensive feature on Rubio’s early career:

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