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Former aide to Bill Young, Iraq war veteran Alan Suskey passes on run in House District 51

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When news first broke that Connie Deneault was dropping out of the race for House District 52 and that political newcomer Jeff Brandes would take up the GOP standard, a corollary story developed about the Republican Party recruiting a “serious” candidate to challenge Democratic incumbent Janet Long in House District 51.  Evidently, the RPOF was not especially enthusiastic about either of the current of the candidates Larry Ahern or Dawn Thompson.  So who was this “serious” candidate?  And would they,…

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St. Pete Times lists Florida’s six most vulnerable U.S. House seats and Bill Young’s aint one of ’em

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The Republican Party needs 40 seats to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and the road runs through Florida. Here’s the St. Petersburg Times’ inaugural ranking, in descending order, of the six House seats in Florida most vulnerable to a party switch this fall.  The one seat you will NOT find on there is Republican Bill Young’s 10th Congressional District.  Another snub of too-nice-to-deserve-this state Sen. Charlie Justice.

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St. Pete Times lists Florida’s six most vulnerable U.S. House seats and Bill Young’s aint one of ’em

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The Republican Party needs 40 seats to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and the road runs through Florida. Here’s the St. Petersburg Times’ inaugural ranking, in descending order, of the six House seats in Florida most vulnerable to a party switch this fall.  The one seat you will NOT find on there is Republican Bill Young’s 10th Congressional District.  Another snub of too-nice-to-deserve-this state Sen. Charlie Justice.

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PolitiFact: Charlie Justice’s ad tying Bill Young to Jack Abramoff is essentially baseless

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In a new Web ad, state Sen. Charlie Justice, D-St. Petersburg, comes armed with ominous music and some sloppy Photoshop work to link opponent Rep. C.W. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But does Justice, who is seeking to unseat the 20-term Pinellas County Republican, have any facts to back up the association? PolitiFact Florida decided to break down the two-minute ad to find out. The ad describes “Abramoff Inc.” vs. “Young Inc.,” and spends two minutes drawing parallels…

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PolitiFact: Charlie Justice’s ad tying Bill Young to Jack Abramoff is essentially baseless

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In a new Web ad, state Sen. Charlie Justice, D-St. Petersburg, comes armed with ominous music and some sloppy Photoshop work to link opponent Rep. C.W. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But does Justice, who is seeking to unseat the 20-term Pinellas County Republican, have any facts to back up the association? PolitiFact Florida decided to break down the two-minute ad to find out. The ad describes “Abramoff Inc.” vs. “Young Inc.,” and spends two minutes drawing parallels…

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PolitiFact rules Charlie Justice’s ad ‘Pants on Fire’ with attempt to link jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff to Rep. Bill Young

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In a new web ad, state Sen. Charlie Justice comes armed with ominous music and some sloppy Photoshop work to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But does Justice, who is seeking to unseat the 20-term Pinellas County Republican, have any facts? Continue reading here.

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PolitiFact rules Charlie Justice’s ad ‘Pants on Fire’ with attempt to link jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff to Rep. Bill Young

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In a new web ad, state Sen. Charlie Justice comes armed with ominous music and some sloppy Photoshop work to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But does Justice, who is seeking to unseat the 20-term Pinellas County Republican, have any facts? Continue reading here.

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