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HD 68 Dem candidate Ben Diamond raises over $28,000 in one week on the campaign trail

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(Updated) St. Petersburg-based attorney Ben Diamond announced his candidacy for the House District 68 seat in Pinellas County on Monday, April 25. In the six days leading up to the campaign’s first fundraising deadline on April 30, he was able to raise an impressive $28,366. “I’m running for the Florida House because I want to fight for Pinellas County families,” said Diamond on Tuesday. “I’m so thankful to have so many people reach out to join our team and pledge their support so…

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Florida Democrats come out against Marco Rubio ahead of presidential announcement

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The Florida Democratic Party is getting out ahead of Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s expected Monday night presidential announcement. “As far as self-serving vanity projects go, Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign should win a prize. After failing to win a majority of the vote in 2010’s Tea Party wave, Rubio bailed on Floridians, and now embodies everything voters hate about Washington – partisan dysfunction and placing the needs of the wealthiest few above the middle class,” said Florida Democratic Party Chair Alison…

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