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Pinellas Commissioner Neil Brickfield confirms he is endorsing Marco Rubio

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Pinellas County Commissioner and GOP stalwart Neil Brickfield confirms he has endorsed former Speaker of the Florida House Marco Rubio for the U.S. Senate. Brickfield’s is the most prominent elected official from Charlie Crist’s home-county to have endorsed Rubio. Speaking by phone with Commissioner Brickfield, he insists he has been a long-time supporter of Speaker Rubio and that his decision did not come in the wake of Rubio’s impressive speech last night to the Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee.

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