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18th Congressional District

Please read letter from candidate who says we’re ignoring him

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What follows below is a letter from John (Juan) Xuna, a candidate in Florida’s 18th Congressional District. He emailed me Monday with the subject line, “Fwd: FL CD18 -> Important Candidate being ignored by Florida Politics!” Without comment, I am sharing Xuna’s email to me, while featuring one of the images he attached in his email. Enjoy … — To Peter Schorsch: I am running -as you know- in a very important congressional district of FL, one that is considered a 50/50 battleground. It has…

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Randy Perkins garners $1.35 million in first month for congressional bid

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Democrat Randy Perkins took in a massive $1.35 million dollar haul during his first active month of running for Congress, his campaign announced Monday. The independently wealthy political novice raised some $425,000 from donors, as well as chipping in $1 million of his own money during the fourth fundraising quarter of 2015. Perkins is seeking to succeed U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, who is vacating the seat to pursue the open Senate seat currently held by Sen. Marco Rubio.  The Perkins campaign touted the eye-popping…

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FDP comms director Joshua Karp to join Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate

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Communications Director for the Florida Democratic Party Joshua Karp is leaving his post to join U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy‘s Democratic campaign to replace outgoing Marco Rubio in the Senate. Karp will remain with the FDP — where press secretary and Twitter gadfly extraordinaire Max Steele is set to replace him — until the end of the month. He has worked with the state party since 2013. The William & Mary alum coordinated closely with fellow comms guru Eric Conrad on a media strategy to elect…

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