Marco Rubio’s PAC Raises $119,200 from Awkward Water Sip

Feeling parched? Why not shell out some cash for a Senator Marco Rubio water bottle?

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Florida Senator Marco Rubio takes a sip of water during his Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Feb. 12, 2013

Republican Senator Marco Rubio’s infamous and awkward water sip during his State of the Union rebuttal speech last week might have elicited a few snickers from viewers, but it looks like his PAC is getting the last laugh.

Reclaim America PAC, Rubio’s political action committee, has sold more than 4,000 water bottles with the Republican senator’s name inscribed on it, CBS News reported.

(WATCH: Marco Rubio’s Water Break During State of the Union Rebuttal)

The PAC started selling the water bottles last week for a minimum donation of $25 and, as of Monday morning, had raised $119, 200 worth of donations, according to Gawker.

After Rubio’s ill-timed water break during his live Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, the Florida senator was tongue-in-cheek about the incident in its immediate aftermath, and tweeted a picture of the water bottle minutes after his response.

“Send the liberal detractors a message that not only does Marco Rubio inspire you…he hydrates you too,” reads a marketing slogan for the water bottle on the PAC’s website.

(MORE: Marco Rubio Responds to Obama’s State of the Union)

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