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Charlie Crist serves up grab bag of issues: Seniors, Head Start and pipeline protest

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It’s been a busy week for Charlie Crist. The freshman Democratic congressman from St. Petersburg served up a medley of issues Friday, both local and national. In a letter to Ann Linehan, Acting Director of Head Start for the Administration for Children and Families, Crist voiced his support for Lutheran Services Florida’s grant application to expand its “highly successful” Early Head Start Programs in Clearwater, Largo and South St. Petersburg. All three cities are contained in Florida’s 13th Congressional District,…

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Sean Spicer cites ‘studies’ to back Donald Trump voter claim

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The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2 p.m. A spokesman says President Donald Trump’s belief that there were millions of illegal votes cast in the November election is based on “studies and evidence.” But spokesman Sean Spicer did not provide examples of that evidence. Trump first made the false claim during the transition. He reiterated the statement in a meeting Monday night with lawmakers, blaming illegal ballots for his loss of the popular vote. Spicer says Trump…

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