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Charlie Crist’s political mentor, former Senator Connie Mack, withdraws support after veto of SB 6

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Charlie Crist’s political mentor, former U.S. Sen. Connie Mack, has resigned as Crist’s campaign chairman in his race for the U.S. Senate. Mack wrote a two-paragraph letter Thursday evening to his one-time protege, saying Crist was wrong to veto a bill (SB 6) that would have made it easier to fire teachers and tie their pay to student test scores. Mack said the veto undermines the state’s educational system and the principles that he’s always believed in. Mack said Crist’s…

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Charlie Crist’s political mentor, former Senator Connie Mack, withdraws support after veto of SB 6

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Charlie Crist’s political mentor, former U.S. Sen. Connie Mack, has resigned as Crist’s campaign chairman in his race for the U.S. Senate. Mack wrote a two-paragraph letter Thursday evening to his one-time protege, saying Crist was wrong to veto a bill (SB 6) that would have made it easier to fire teachers and tie their pay to student test scores. Mack said the veto undermines the state’s educational system and the principles that he’s always believed in. Mack said Crist’s…

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