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Congressional candidate Mary Thomas signs anti-tax pledge

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Congressional candidate Mary Thomas announced Monday she has agreed to abide by a “Taxpayer Protection Pledge” promoted by a conservative political group. In a release, Thomas touted the fact she is “the first, and to this point, only” candidate vying to replace Democrat U.S. Gwen Graham in Florida’s 2nd Congressional District to sign such a pledge. The Americans for Tax Reform-authored document reads as follows: “I pledge to the taxpayers of the state of Florida, and to the American people that I will: One, oppose any and all efforts to increase…

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‘Conservative Republican’ Adam Barringer launches campaign for Florida’s CD 6

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Former two-term New Smyrna Beach Mayor Adam Barringer is announcing today his candidacy for the Republican nomination in Florida’s Sixth Congressional District, which encompasses Putnam, Flagler, St. Johns, and Volusia counties. He certainly will not be the only Republican in the race. However, what sets this self-styled “conservative Republican” apart from some of his competition is his deep-seated ties to the district: especially to New Smyrna Beach itself, which he moved to in 1979, finished middle and high school there before coming…

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