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Drew Wilson covers legislative campaigns and fundraising for SaintPetersBlog and FloridaPolitics.com. While at the University of Florida, Wilson was an editor at The Independent Florida Alligator and after graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to cover business deals for The Hollywood Reporter. Before joining Extensive Enterprises, Wilson covered the state economy and Legislature for LobbyTools.

Ashley Moody endorsed by 10th Circuit State Attorney

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State Attorney Brian Haas said Friday that Republican Ashley Moody is his pick to replace termed-out Attorney General Pam Bondi. Haas, who serves the 10th Judicial Circuit covering Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties, said he was “proud” to support Moody, who faces Rep. Jay Fant in the Republican Primary for the Cabinet position. “It is clear to me that Ashley’s record of prosecuting violent criminals and drug traffickers, combined with her commitment to the rule of law and support of…

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Charlie Crist to host town hall Friday

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U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist is hosting a town hall meeting Friday at the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College.

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David Richardson says its time to dump Donald Trump

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Miami Beach Democratic Rep. David Richardson said Wednesday that President Donald Trump should resign over his comments in the wake of the Charlottesville, Virginia, protests that left one dead and 19 injured.

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Four candidates running for two seats on Seminole City Council

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Seminole City Council members Roger Edelman and Bob Matthews are facing challengers in their 2017 re-election campaigns. Edelman’s and Matthew’s seats on the seven-member council are the only ones set for the ballot this year. Since the city uses open seats, rather than districts, the two candidates with the most votes in the Nov. 7 election will sit on the Council.

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Tampa Bay-area lawmakers, Lawrence McClure buddy up for joint fundraiser Sept. 20

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Three Republican lawmakers and the leading GOP candidate in HD 58 will hold a joint fundraiser Sept. 20 in San Antonio, Fla.  

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Second Democrat files for Ag Commissioner race

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Another Democrat has thrown his hat in the ring for Agriculture Commissioner, according to papers filed with the Florida Division of Elections. 

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Seffner Confederate memorial vandalized over weekend

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The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department said Monday it is investigating vandalism to a Confederate memorial in Seffner.

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