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Diaz-Balart brothers endorse Charlie Crist

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As if polling and fundraising weren’t already an uphill battle for Marco Rubio, now Cuban-American Reps. Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Mario Diaz-Balart have both endorsed Charlie Crist.

Rubio is counting on strong support from Cuban-Americans in his Senate campaign. He was Florida’s first Cuban-American House Speaker, but his base is being pulled out from under him with this endorsement.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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