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Andrew Gillum calls Adam Putnam ‘recent convert’ to gun rights movement

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Following the Tampa Bay Times story questioning Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam‘s past visibility on gun rights issues, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is calling him “a recent convert” and questioning his commitments on details.

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Twitter welcomes Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King

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Orlando financial consultant Chris King may still be a few days from formally kicking off his candidacy as a Democrat for governor of Florida, but after a few silent weeks, he’s beginning to step out, first with the hirings of some key staffers, now with some tweets. Word of King’s candidacy began circulating in February and on March 3 he filed his candidacy paperwork. But except for a brief statement issued that day, he’s been publicly silent. On Thursday word got…

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538.com downgrades Dem chances in Florida

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The ultra smart folks at fivethirtyeight.com have downgraded the possibility of Democrats picking up the open Senate seat in 2010. Their analysis: “Marco Rubio, who has shown no inclination to exit stage right for Charlie Crist, has started to rack up some endorsements like those of Mike Huckabee and Jeb Bush Jr. Even if Rubio were to upset Crist in the Republican primary, however, he’d still stand a decent-enough chance in the general election, as the field of Democratic candidates…

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