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Randy Perkins sinks another $1M into CD 18 race, 2nd since Oct. 20

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Democratic CD 18 candidate Randy Perkins put another $1 million of his own money into his campaign last week, according to a new notice filed with the Federal Election Commission. Perkins’ Oct. 27 contribution follows a separate $1 million cash infusion he made Oct. 20, and he has now put nearly $8 million of his own money into his campaign since filing for the seat. Through Oct. 19, Perkins had only raised about $685,000 through individual contributions. Brian Mast, Perkins’…

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Not what Jonathan Chane had in mind

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It’s standard fare for candidates. Appear on a local radio show. Have friendlies call in. Answer the softballs and get your message out but expect a few nasty blows to the body. That’s the way its supposed to be. But not for poor Jonathan Chane, one of two Democrats running in the open congressional seat being vacated by Patrick Murphy. Apparently Chane’s people (Does he even HAVE people?) didn’t know that you don’t leave your candidate alone in the ring. You put forth…

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Randy Perkins garners $1.35 million in first month for congressional bid

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Democrat Randy Perkins took in a massive $1.35 million dollar haul during his first active month of running for Congress, his campaign announced Monday. The independently wealthy political novice raised some $425,000 from donors, as well as chipping in $1 million of his own money during the fourth fundraising quarter of 2015. Perkins is seeking to succeed U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, who is vacating the seat to pursue the open Senate seat currently held by Sen. Marco Rubio.  The Perkins campaign touted the eye-popping…

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