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Road to the Hall of Fame ends Saturday for Dolphins’ Jason Taylor

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On Saturday, former Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor will join fellow legends as they are inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Canton is a short trip from where Taylor played his college football, but it was a long road to travel before he reached the pinnacle of his profession.

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Overwhelming support for David Jolly’s congressional reform measure, poll says

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David Jolly’s proposal that would ensure members of Congress and other federal officeholders can’t personally ask individuals for campaign contributions is a winner with the people of Florida. The Pinellas County Congressman and GOP U.S. Senate candidate’s announced his “Stop Act” eight days ago, and a St. Pete Polls survey released on Wednesday shows that 72 support the bill, with 18 percent opposing and 10 percent unsure. In announcing his legislation, Jolly cited outgoing New York Democratic Congressman Steve Israel, who wrote in a New York…

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David Jolly’s Stop Act gets two co-sponsors

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David Jolly‘s proposal to ban members of Congress from personally asking for campaign contributions has attracted two Republican co-sponsors. Florida’s John Mica and North Carolina’s Walter Jones are the first members of the House of Representatives to back the Pinellas County Congressman’s plan, announced at the beginning of this week. “Congressmen Mica and Jones understand the anger of the American people, and I am grateful for the opportunity to work with them on the Stop Act,” Jolly said in a…

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In refusing David Jolly’s no-fundraising pledge, Ron DeSantis shows true colors

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Immediately after U.S. Rep. David Jolly announced “The STOP Act,” a bold plan to ban federal elected officials from raising money while in office, he called on fellow congressional members to follow suit. One politician who refused to take the call is U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, Jolly’s GOP rival in the upcoming Florida U.S. Senate primary. By publicly rejecting Jolly’s pledge, DeSantis confirmed to voters what many others have already suspected: For him, raising money is more important than the job he…

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