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Charlie Crist names Gershom Faulkner as Outreach Director

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Congressman Charlie Crist has hired Gershom Faulkner as Outreach Director, to serve as the St. Petersburg Democrat’s liaison throughout Florida’s 13th Congressional District. “Gershom is a great addition to our team,” Crist said Friday. “His dedication to service is unwavering – as a Marine defending our country, and through positions with former Rep. Frank Peterman and Congresswoman Kathy Castor. As a veteran, small-business owner and community leader, Gershom is uniquely qualified to serve as Outreach Director and we are excited…

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What is Rick Baker’s endorsement really worth?

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Now that Rick Baker is saying he could endorse a candidate in the primary after previously indicating he would wait until the general election, let’s take a look at the real or perceived value of a Baker endorsement. Let’s begin with the obvious: Baker can’t endorse Jamie Bennett. Despite the fact that Bennett is the closest Baker has to a political heir, he just cannot waste his endorsement on Bennett. (What a shame, because if all had gone well, Bennett could…

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Kendrick Meek comes to Atwater’s

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U.S Senate hopeful Kendrick Meek spent time in St. Petersburg this afternoon, meeting with community leaders, elected officials and prominent local Democrats, including Frank Peterman and St. Pete city council members Karl Nurse and Jamie Bennett. Republican Deveron Gibbons was also in the crowd. Congressman Meek was accompanied by Gershom Faulkner and Anna Cruz. Vistorious from the battle over the stimulus package, Meek delivered a reassuring message about what will be done next in Washington.

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