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Bob Buckhorn says if asked, he would consider working in a Hillary Clinton administration

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The stakes seemed disproportionately high on Thursday when it took the Tampa City Council some 14 votes before ultimately Mike Suarez edged out Frank Reddick 4-3, to become the new chair. During those 13 earlier votes, Reddick, Suarez and Harry Cohen remained in contention, with none getting the majority of four votes until Cohen ultimately excepted being elected as chair pro tem, easing the way for a one-on-one matchup. Speculation was rife that with Mayor Bob Buckhorn possibly considering a…

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2018 Watch: Bob Buckhorn’s super PAC takes in modest $2,500 for July, while Adam Putnam’s raises $106,840

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Last month, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn told Florida Politics that he wasn’t thinking at all about his electoral future until after the 2016 election. The statement was somewhat noteworthy in that the mayor has not been shy about the fact that he is thinking of running for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018. A look at the July fundraising totals for One Florida, his political action committee, would indicate that it certainly isn’t a priority for anyone involved with Team Buckhorn.…

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Bob Buckhorn rewarded for RLC support with big American Traffic Soutions donation

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As Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn continues to support red light cameras, it may come as little surprise that he received a big campaign check from Florida’s leading red light camera provider. State records filed last week show $10,000 in June coming from American Traffic Solutions (ATS) to the Buckhorn-supporting “One Florida” political action committee. Siobhan Harley, a former Buckhorn aide, formed the PAC in late 2014. Although Buckhorn easily won re-election – facing nearly non-existent opposition — PAC money could…

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