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James Buchanan adds Marco Rubio endorsement

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Republican James Buchanan keeps racking up endorsements for his House District 72 campaign, and Wednesday he added the one of the biggest names in Florida Politics to the list in U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.

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More firefighters endorse Jack Latvala for governor

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Adding to endorsements from firefighters in Miami and Orlando, Republican candidate for governor Jack Latvala picked up more support today from first responders in West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach and Boca Raton, the campaign said in a press release.

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Steny Hoyer endorses Gwen Graham

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Democratic candidate for governor Gwen Graham now has snagged the endorsement of the U.S. House of Representatives’ second-highest ranking figure. Graham’s campaign Tuesday announced House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer‘s endorsement. Graham, of Tallahassee, was Florida’s 2nd Congressional District’s congresswoman in 2015-17.

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Jeff Brandes, Dana Young endorse Ed Hooper

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Republican state Sens. Jeff Brandes of St. Petersburg and Dana Young of Tampa on Friday endorsed former state Rep. Ed Hooper in his quest to replace Clearwater Sen. Jack Latvala, who is term-limited in 2018. Brandes called Hooper “a true advocate for his community … thoughtful, collaborative, and trusted.” “These are some of the best qualities in a Senator and I’m happy to endorse him in his campaign for the State Senate,” he said. “He will help make Florida a more…

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Gwen Graham touts endorsements from Jon Mills, environmental leaders

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham has picked up endorsements from former House Speaker Jon Mills and two longtime environmental leaders, Nathaniel Reed, and Manley Fuller, all declaring confidence in her environmental protection policies. Graham has made environmental issues forefront in her campaign so far, picking up on a priority practiced by her father, former Gov. Bob Graham. “The love we all have for Florida would not be complete without our environment. Protecting our precious land and water used to be a…

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Gwen Graham gets backing of Amy Mercado, Lori Berman, Barbara Watson

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham announced the endorsements of three key Democratic women lawmakers Friday afternoon. The former congresswoman has picked up the endorsements of state Reps. Amy Mercado of Orlando, Barbara Watson of Miami Gardens, and Lori Berman of Lantana. Graham is campaigning against fellow Democrats Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Winter Park affordable housing developer Chris King, striving for the 2018 primary nomination for governor. Mercado, vice chair of the House Progressive Caucus, said in a news release issued…

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Alex Sink, Neil Brickfield endorse Joe Ayoub for Safety Harbor Mayor

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In a show of bipartisan support, former elected officials Alex Sink, a Democrat, and Neil Brickfield, a Republican, have endorsed Joe Ayoub for Mayor of Safety Harbor. Ayoub launched his campaign just a few weeks ago and is gaining strong momentum. Ayoub says he brings a record of balancing the city’s budget, working with fellow community leaders to solve issues and a commonsense plan for managing progress while maintaining Safety Harbor’s small town charm. “I support Joe because he has a…

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