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Vern Buchanan writes GOP congressional leaders to push for tax reform

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Sarasota Republican Congressman Vern Buchanan is hoping when the GOP-led Congress returns for a new session in January with President Donald Trump ensconced in the White House, congressional leaders will push hard to reform the tax code. “Tax reform will help Americans get a job, make more money and spend less time doing their taxes,” Buchanan writes in a letter issued Monday to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “It’s time to give the American people a break…

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Eric Lynn’s campaign team includes high-profile Obama staffers

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CD 13 Democratic candidate Eric Lynn, the only declared candidate in the Pinellas County congressional race, announced his campaign team today, and it includes two nationally known figures who played important parts in getting Barack Obama elected president twice. Bill Burton and Anita Dunn from the political communications firm SKDKnickerbocker have signed on to the campaign as Lynn’s media consultants. Burton has been acting as the press spokesperson role ever since Lynn got into the race. He was the national spokesman for…

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