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Jamie Bennett’s newest consultant reaches deal in election fraud investigation

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According to the North Country Gazette, Miami political consultant Derek Newton, recently hired by Jamie Bennett to run his mayoral campaign, has reached a tenative plea deal in a three-year long election fraud investigation involving the 2006 campaign for State Representative District 108 when authorities say he tried to sabotage a candidate running against his client. According to the report: “Detective Joseph Curl of the Public Corruption Unit of the Miami-Dade Police Department confirmed Wednesday that the case in which…

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A return

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Three weeks have passed since the St. Petersburg Times published its how-is-this-newsworthy account of my fall from grace. Coupled with the impending death of my beloved father (a fact — and cause of my difficulties — that the reporter mysteriously omitted from her story), the recent past has been a very difficult time. And yet, as those close to me know so very well, the holidays are my favorite time of the year. As soon as I breathe the first…

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