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Congressional candidate Bob Poe: ‘I have HIV’

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Democratic congressional candidate Bob Poe of Orlando announced Thursday that he has HIV though he is healthy and has been so since first being diagnosed 18 years ago. Poe, a Democrat running in Florida’s 10th Congressional District, said he struggled all year trying to decide whether, when and how to come out to voters and the public that he is HIV-positive. Thursday he said he just could not live with himself keeping it secret any longer. Human immunodeficiency virus, if untreated, causes…

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Rich Nugent: Support of Dan Webster was merely tactical

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As his colleague U.S. Rep. Dan Webster prepares to run against his former chief of staff to replace him in Congressional District 11, U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent wants it known his only support for Webster was tactical, not longterm. On Monday, Webster, a Winter Garden Republican whose own Congressional District 10 was dramatically changed through redistricting, announced he was moving to CD 11 to take on Justin Grabelle for the Republican nomination there. On Tuesday Webster said he had a good…

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Orlando area congressional hopeful Val Demmings rakes in $160,000

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Democrat Val Demings posted an impressive $160,000 in fundraising during the third quarter of her bid for Congress. Demings has only been in the race for Florida’s 10th Congressional district for 45 days. “My campaign for Congress is about economic equality and standing up for working families in Central Florida by investing in public education, improving our criminal justice system, and ensuring we have strong national security,” Demings said. “I am very proud of the broad, grassroots support my campaign…

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