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Kathy Castor latest House Democrat to come out in support of Iran nuclear deal

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As expected, Tampa-based Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor officially came out on Friday morning as a supporter of the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran. And like virtually every other Democrat who has announced their support, she says the decision didn’t come lightly, and she knows that it’s not perfect. “I’ve spoken with sanctions experts and military leaders. I heard from hundreds of my neighbors through phone calls, letters, emails, social media posts and in office meetings who both support and oppose the…

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Four South Florida mayors join growing support for Patrick Murphy’s Senate bid

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Four South Florida mayors have added their names to the growing list of supporters for U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy in his bid for U.S. Senate in 2016. In a joint statement on Wednesday, Plantation Mayor Diane Veltri Bendekovic, Pembroke Pines Mayor Frank Ortis, Palm Beach Gardens Mayor Eric Jablin, and Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein officially endorsed Murphy, who is seeking Marco Rubio’s Senate seat. Murphy currently represents Florida’s 18th Congressional District, which covers much of the Treasure Coast. “Support for our…

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Kendrick Meek taking part in very cool Gen44 fundraiser in D.C.

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Kendrick Meek will be part of the crowd at a D.C. fundraiser on Tuesday for Gen 44, the DNC’s young donor group.  The event will feature David Plouffe, the uber Mayor Cory Booker, along with celebs America Ferrera and Dule Hill.

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Michael Bloomberg taps Jeb Bush for his philanthropic board

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New York City’s billionaire mayor has tapped former Florida Gov.  Jeb Bush, former U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker and 16 others to serve on the board of his philanthropic foundation. Mayor Michael Bloomberg got his start on Wall Street and founded the financial information company Bloomberg LP. His fortune is estimated at $18 billion by Forbes magazine. The three-term mayor recently began shaping a foundation to concentrate full time on his giving.…

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