Published: Dec 05, 2011 4:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio has a book deal.
    
The Florida Republican has signed with Sentinel, a conservative imprint of Penguin Group (USA), for a memoir tentatively scheduled for Fall 2012. Sentinel announced Monday that the book was currently untitled.
    
Rubio, 40, is a tea party favorite who has often been mentioned as possible running mate on the 2012 GOP presidential ticket. The Cuban-American Rubio has said he would not accept such an offer because he's focused on being a U.S. senator.

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