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Gwen Graham grabs four Democratic women leaders’ endorsements

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham announced Thursday she is being backed by four more women leaders from the party in Florida. She picked up the endorsements of former state Reps. Karen Castor Dentel and Kelly Skidmore, Democratic National Committee member Alma Gonzalez, and former Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan, Graham’s campaign announced in a news release Thursday.

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Catfight! Rep. Janet Long files complaint against Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff

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Steve Bousquet reports about a nasty catfight developing between Reps. Janet Long and Ellyn Bogdanoff: Rep. Janet Long, D-Seminole, filed a complaint with the speaker’s office Tuesday accusing Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, of making “threats of harm and retaliation” against her that violate House rules by impugning the reputation of the House. Bogdanoff, reached before the complaint was filed, acknowledged she had lost her cool with Long, but denied saying anything threatening. “I didn’t say anything to her that…

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