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Former senator Ken Pruitt’s sticking with Charlie Crist, introduces Gov at Miami fundraiser

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Former State Sen. Ken Pruitt, a Republican who served as Senate President when Rubio led the House, introduced Crist at the governor’s first fundraiser tonight as a non-partisan candidate for the U.S. Senate.

“He’s not going it alone,” said Pruitt, echoing a headline from a recent St. Petersburg Times front page that featured a picture of Crist by himself in his office, “He’s got the people with him.”

Among those attending the event at the Grand Beach Hotel in Miami Beach – Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez, West Palm Beach trial lawyer Chis Searcy and Everglades Foundation CEO Kirk Fordham.

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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