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Philip Levine attributes lack of fundraising to hurricanes

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A spokesman for Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, who is widely expected to jump into next year’s race for governor, Friday explained his political committee’s lack of fundraising for September. “In the month of September, Mayor Levine was solely focused on helping a number of communities prepare and weather Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and therefore made a decision to pause all fundraising activities for his political committee,” said Christian Ulvert, spokesman for Levine and All About Florida, the committee.

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Phil Levine raises another $500,000 in July for his political committee

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With Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine traveling the state to speak with Floridians about the state’s direction and how to best position Florida for the future, his political committee, All About Florida, added another $500,000 in July. Last month’s haul brings the total raised for the political committee to $4.6 million.

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Christian Ulvert: Pam Bondi’s criticism of Anderson Cooper is “truly unbelievable”

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One of the plaintiffs in the fight to overturn Florida’s gay-marriage ban has penned an open letter to Attorney General Pam Bondi, the same week of her feud with CNN newsman Anderson Cooper. Christian Ulvert, a Miami-based communications consultant, wrote Bondi that he “dismayed by the response you offered to Mr. Cooper regarding your efforts in your relentless fight against the LGBT community.” Bondi and Cooper have been sniping at each other over a live interview they did Tuesday. The…

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Donald Trump leads Marco Rubio in Florida 42%-32% in new PPP survey

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Another poll regarding Florida’s upcoming March 15 presidential primary again reveals that Marco Rubio is trailing by double-digits in the Sunshine State. A private poll commissioned by Florida Democratic political consultant Christian Ulvert and produced by Public Policy Polling son Wednesday shows Donald Trump leading Rubio, 42 percent to 32 percent. Ted Cruz is a distant third with 14 percent, and John Kasich is fourth at 8 percent. On Monday, Rubio said that a vote for Kasich or Cruz was a vote for…

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Today on Context Florida: Valentine’s Day advice, open carry legislation, oil and gas regulation, Martin County and Hillary Clinton

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Today on Context Florida: Catherine Durkin Robinson imparts some Valentine’s Day guidance for kids – who won’t listen anyway. Despite the appearance that (on some level) she appears to know what she’s doing, Robinson insists she does not like to give advice, but she gives it a shot anyway. Tuesday night’s New Hampshire primary election revealed the mood of the small state’s electorate. Polls show that in many of the remaining primary and caucus states, voters in both parties are unhappy…

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EDGE Communications bring growth, new hires for a strong 2016

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EDGE Communications, one of Florida’s leading communication and political consulting firms, will enter 2016 with strong team growth, highlighted by the addition of Kay Cook as Senior Campaigns Director. Cook’s role will be to serve as a resource for campaign management, field, fundraising and coalition building. Previously, she worked with Planned Parenthood in 2013 to enroll individuals in the Affordable Care Act, leading in national performance for most insurance applications, registering more than 1,000 people. Another recent role for Cook…

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PolitiFact refutes Dan Gelber’s claim he raised most money of all AG candidates

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State Sen. Dan Gelber says he has received more contributions than any other candidate in the race to become Florida’s next attorney general. “We received over $325,000 in contributions, and we did this during a shortened fundraising quarter of two months,” he wrote. “I have received more contributions than any other candidate in the race — Republican or Democrat.” We wondered if this was accurate, so we checked in with the Gelber campaign where aide Christian Ulvert told us the…

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