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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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The Case for Charlie Crist

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From Nick Stone of Drawlines: Charlie Crist has been the champion of the people of the state of Florida. He’s risen above party politics when necessary, promoted conservative ideals when possible, and stood for what’s right even when he’s stood alone. Background: I didn’t vote for Charlie Crist for governor in 2006. As part of the Democratic movement then, I supported candidate Jim Davis with my vote and urged friends to follow suit. But as time wore on, I became…

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