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Endorsement Watch: Associated Industries of Florida, Democratic Progressive Caucus, the Florida Retail Federation and others issue endorsements

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There are just a few weeks until the election, and organizations across the state are rolling out endorsements for state and federal candidates. Several organizations — including Associated Industries of Florida, the Democratic Progressive Caucus, and the Florida Retail Federation — issued endorsements. — Associated Industries of Florida has endorsed Marco Rubio in his U.S. Senate re-election bid. “Marco has led rational efforts to reassert American principles of freedom and representative government throughout the globe,” said Tom Feeney, the president…

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Florida campaign weekender April 29 – May 1

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Election Day is still five months off, but it’s never too early to get your ground game kicked off in today’s nearly permanent campaign seasons. The weekend will be chock full of electioneering activity. Here’s a listing of some of what’s going on this from April 30 – May 1, during the so-called “off-season”: Saturday, April 30 The Democratic Progressive Caucus will hold its annual convention on Saturday, where the left-leaning group led by Tampa-area stalwart Susan Smith will conduct official business, socialize, and participate…

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Bob Buckhorn to endorse Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate

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Sources close to the Palm Beach U.S. representative’s camp confirm to Florida Politics that Bob Buckhorn will announce his endorsement of Patrick Murphy in his bid to run for the U.S. Senate seat likely left vacant as Marco Rubio moves toward a run for president. Buckhorn and Murphy will address the press and public at downtown Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park at 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. The move comes amid speculation of a heated primary challenge to Murphy from the left, as the Florida Democratic Progressive Caucus has signaled their…

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