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Get the popcorn: State Senate candidate Gary Farmer takes on Rick Scott

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This must be the year of challenging the status quo. First there was the surge — the nobody-predicted-it and damn-sure-nobody-thought-it-would-last — surge of Donald Trump. Then the world gave us the joy of watching a self-described socialist give Hillary, the used-to-be presumptive nominee of her party, a very real run for her money. It’s the year of taking the status quo and slamming it into the ground. And so maybe that’s why a State Senate candidate from Broward (uber-lawyer Gary…

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SD 29 race gets second filer, setting up Democratic primary

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Senate District 29 got a second filer Monday, setting up an expensive and contentious Democratic primary for the Broward County seat held by term-limited state Sen. Jeremy Ring. Fort Lauderdale attorney Gary Farmer, who was the 2012-13 president of the Florida Justice Association, will face off against former state Rep. Jim Waldman for the seat. Farmer’s entry has been rumored for months and his candidacy should get the backing of the FJA over Waldman, despite the former representative’s track record…

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