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Marco Rubio may be ready to endorse in U.S. Senate race, defends his own pace

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Florida’s outgoing Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio suggested Monday he may be ready to endorse the Republican he wants to follow him into the office. “I’ll have something to say about that in the next couple of days,” Rubio said Monday after meeting in Orlando with Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs to discuss Central Florida’s heroin crisis. Rubio also insisted his recent flurry of activity on Florida issues is not a change in his activity level, but a change in media coverage…

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Tampa’s firefighters endorse Bob Buckhorn for mayor

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The city’s firefighters union has pledged support for Bob Buckhorn’s mayoral bid. Representatives of the International Association of Firefighters Local 754 today endorsed the 51-year-old former Tampa city councilman in the 2011 election. “Bob Buckhorn is the best choice for the future of both the City and the future of the Tampa Fire Department,” union President Capt. M.G. Costello said in a statement. “No one is as prepared to lead as Bob.”

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Tampa’s firefighters endorse Bob Buckhorn for mayor

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The city’s firefighters union has pledged support for Bob Buckhorn’s mayoral bid. Representatives of the International Association of Firefighters Local 754 today endorsed the 51-year-old former Tampa city councilman in the 2011 election. “Bob Buckhorn is the best choice for the future of both the City and the future of the Tampa Fire Department,” union President Capt. M.G. Costello said in a statement. “No one is as prepared to lead as Bob.”

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Video: Charlie Crist heckled at opening of campaign HQs; Reps. Nehr and Rouson endorse

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Associated Builders & Contracts endorse Marco Rubio

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Associated Builders & Contractors of Florida (ABC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Marco Rubio for U.S. Senator.  ABC is Florida’s largest commercial construction trade association and America’s largest free market advocacy organization. ABC represents over 2,500 Florida companies and its members employ more than 200,000 Floridians. “ABC stands for free enterprise, Merit Shop, and balanced, reasonable regulation. Marco Rubio shares our philosophy,” said ABC of Florida Chairman, Gary Stout.  “We look forward to doing all we can to…

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Associated Builders & Contracts endorse Marco Rubio

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Associated Builders & Contractors of Florida (ABC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Marco Rubio for U.S. Senator.  ABC is Florida’s largest commercial construction trade association and America’s largest free market advocacy organization. ABC represents over 2,500 Florida companies and its members employ more than 200,000 Floridians. “ABC stands for free enterprise, Merit Shop, and balanced, reasonable regulation. Marco Rubio shares our philosophy,” said ABC of Florida Chairman, Gary Stout.  “We look forward to doing all we can to…

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Reps. Bill Heller, Janet Long endorse Angela Rouson

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Make that three state representatives supporting Angela Rouson’s bid for the St. Petersburg City Council (don’t forget about Darryl, I think he’s endorsing Angela!): “As a wife, mother, community activist and successful business woman, Angela Rouson represents the values, ethics and commitment to the community that will make her an outstanding City Council member.” — State Representative Janet Long “Angela represents the best of what makes St. Petersburg great. Her passion and commitment to her community is demonstrated daily in…

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