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PolitiFact follows up on my story, rules for Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent campaign money on a luxury car

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Following up on a story I first wrote about on February 1, Politifact weighs in on Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent money on a luxury car: An online video by the Charlie Justice for Congress campaign tries to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It is a case of guilt by association without proving any association. In a separate item, we’ve rated the suggestion of an Abramoff connection as Pants on Fire. But the video…

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PolitiFact follows up on my story, rules for Charlie Justice’s claim that Young spent campaign money on a luxury car

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Following up on a story I first wrote about on February 1, Politifact weighs in on Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent money on a luxury car: An online video by the Charlie Justice for Congress campaign tries to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It is a case of guilt by association without proving any association. In a separate item, we’ve rated the suggestion of an Abramoff connection as Pants on Fire. But the video…

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Mitch Kates loses his shit

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Is anyone else beginning to think that local Democratic political consultant Mitch Kates is, to put it succinctly, losing his shit? The Bay Buzz writes today about a letter Kates wrote to Eric Forcade, a very minor Tea Party candidate who dropped out of the race to challenge incumbent Congressman Bill Young: “…calling him ‘a coward, hypocrite and referring to Forcade, a Pinellas sheriff’s officer, as “you and your crazy 9-12ers” and “nut-ball demigod hero Glenn Beck.” Okay, so maybe Kates is…

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Charlie Justice qualifies for ballot by turning in petitions

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From Mitch Perry: Pinellas County Democratic Congressional hopeful Charlie Justice is officially on the ballot in Florida’s 10th Congressional District election, as his campaign manager Mitch Kates today announced that he had qualified by petition by gathering more than 6,500 signatures (he was required to turn in 4,443) to the Supervisor of Elections office. In a press release, Justice said he was proud of the volunteers who helped get his name on the ballot. ” While my opponent ‘mailed in’…

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Poll: Bill Young leads Charlie Justice by 12% in Florida CD10

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According to exclusive poll results obtained by this blog, Republican Congressman Bill Young holds a 12- point lead over Democratic state Senator Charlie Justice.  Young leads Justice 45% – 33% according to this poll taken on March 17 & 18  and has a margin of error of 4.9%.  Keep in mind, this is not my poll, so I cannot verify the polls’ results, but my source for this information is from the same source that provided the spot-on polling data during the St. Petersbug Mayoral…

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St. Pete leaders to host f’raiser for Bill Young

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Former St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker and state Senate candidate Jack Latvala headline a fundraiser for Congressman Bill Young.

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St. Pete leaders to host f’raiser for Bill Young

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Former St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker and state Senate candidate Jack Latvala headline a fundraiser for Congressman Bill Young.

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