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Randy Perkins garners $1.35 million in first month for congressional bid

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Democrat Randy Perkins took in a massive $1.35 million dollar haul during his first active month of running for Congress, his campaign announced Monday. The independently wealthy political novice raised some $425,000 from donors, as well as chipping in $1 million of his own money during the fourth fundraising quarter of 2015. Perkins is seeking to succeed U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, who is vacating the seat to pursue the open Senate seat currently held by Sen. Marco Rubio.  The Perkins campaign touted the eye-popping…

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Don’t go too far, Joe Negron

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I want to be clear about something. If my wife Michelle ever ran for office, I would pretty much do anything I could to help her get elected. How far would I go? I don’t know. I wouldn’t break the law or anything. And as tempted as it might be, I also wouldn’t pull a Nancy Kerrigan on any of her opponents. But if it were something my dearly beloved truly aspired to (just FTR, at this point in our lives, I…

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