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No oil money on the hands of Kathy Castor

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Even before the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, Kathy Castor had opposed expanded drilling closer to Florida’s shores. So if you’re connecting the dots, you’ll find that the oil and gas industry, and individuals who work in it, have given no money to Castor, since she was first elected in 2006, according to data compiled by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. In the current election cycle, oil and gas-related PACs have contributed more than $4.7 million to members of…

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