The four hopefuls, hoping to replace Sen. Marco Rubio in one of the nation’s most closely watched Senate races, met at a forum organized by a group called America First.

BOCA RATON — Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, businessman Todd Wilcox and even U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis bashed Washington during a gathering of GOP Senate candidates Thursday night while a fourth candidate, U.S. Rep. David Jolly, said he’s proud of his experience inside the Beltway.