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Donald Trump fans flock to Quaker Steak & Lube for NE primaries watch party

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Pinellas County Donald Trump supporters were out in droves for last night’s Quaker Steak & Lube New England primaries watch party. Half the restaurant was blocked off for the event, which was led by Trump’s Pinellas County Co-Chair Nick LaRosa, who said he was under strict orders not to give interviews to the media when approached by with questions. There was standing room only by the time things kicked off at 7:30 p.m. though, with the overwhelming majority of…

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Gov. Scott signs presidential primary push-back into law

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Gov. Rick Scott today signed into law legislation that will move Florida’s 2016 presidential primaries back two weeks, from March 1 to March 15. Scott’s approval of HB 7035, shepherded by state Rep. Ritch Workman and state Sen. Garrett Richter in their respective legislative chambers, puts Florida in position to take advantage of new Republican National Convention rules allowing states to adopt a winner-take-all primary in which all delegates are awarded to the winner, as opposed to meted out piecemeal according to proportion…

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