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Bill Foster rollin’ in the dough

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The money is starting to roll in for Bill Foster. His latest fundraising report showed Foster hauled in more than $36K over the last period. And that’s not counting the 12K he raised last Wednesday at the fundraiser AK Desai, Joe Triolo and Jim Holton hosted for Foster at the Venue or the money former Deveron Gibbons supporter Tim Higham raised for Foster last Friday at a fundraiser littered with other Gibbons supporters (I walked by and saw Nick Hansen in attendance, which had me wondering how Hansen will find work with his body of work for Cappelli, Romney and Gibbons). This Friday, it’s the Semblers’ turn to pass the hat with a fundraiser at their office. Also on the host committee is uber-lawyer Charlie Harris, GOP moneyman John Stross and former mayor Randy Wedding, who appears to have gotten over the campaign fatigue he was experiencing in February.

And what’s Foster doing with all of this money? A check in with Bright House Networks reveals Foster has purchased $10K in TV time over the next ten days.

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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