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Joe Pounder joins Marco Rubio campaign

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America Rising president and cofounder Joe Pounder is joining Marco Rubio’s campaign as a senior adviser. Founded after the 2012 presidential election, America Rising PAC became one of the leading Republican oppo research firms, serving as an alternative to American Bridge PAC, its Democratic counterpart. Pounder also worked on Rubio’s 2010 Senate campaign. “As one of its co-founders, America Rising wouldn’t be where it is today without the tireless work of Joe Pounder,” said America rising chair Matt Rhoades to…

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America Rising blasts Charlie Crist announcement, dusts off old attacks

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As Charlie Crist announces his bid for Florida’s 13th Congressional District, opponents once again gear up for battle with the former GOP governor. Coming from the pro-Republican America Rising PAC is a handy primer on the “Top Five Things to Know about Charlie Crist.” Calling Crist “ever the political opportunist,” the list dusts off several charges levied over the years against Florida’s newest Democratic congressional candidate; none of which are unfamiliar (or unexpected) to those who have followed Crist’s political…

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