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Miss California to speak to Florida GOP

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Carrie Prejean, Miss California 2009 and Miss USA 2009 runnerup, will be a guest speaker at the Republican Party of Florida’s upcoming youth event in Orlando. The RPOF’s Drive the Discussion Exchange ’09 youth event is August 22 at the Gaylord Palms Resort. Prejean is the model from Vista, California, who garnered gained national attention over her answer to a question about same-sex marriage during the Miss USA 2009 pageant. Drive the Discussion Exchange is planned as a gathering for…

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Pinellas GOP outraises local Dems, yet both have same amount of cash on hand. In other words, where’s the money, JJ?

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For the first time since 1996, the Florida Democratic Party outraised the Republican Party of Florida. Unfortunately for Pinellas Democrats, that trend did not extend to the local level, as the Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee still crushes the Pinellas Democratic Party. For the last quarter: Pinellas GOP $29,891 Pinellas Democrats $22,700 Through June 30, the parties have raised: Pinellas GOP $96,598 Pinellas Democrats $33,882 But, the Pinellas Republican Executive Committee is blowing through money like I do at Derby…

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Jim Greer calls out Kendrick Meek over Gitmo

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Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer today released the following statement calling on Miami Congressman and United States Senate Candidate Kendrick Meek to tell Floridians whether or not he supports bringing terrorists currently detained at Guantanamo Bay to the Sunshine State. “Yesterday we saw the first Guantanamo Bay detainee plead not-guilty to the al-Qaida bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, attacks that killed more than 224 people, including 12 Americans. Ahmed Ghailani is the first of many…

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