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Did Adam Putnam just launch the first ad of the 2018 gubernatorial campaign?

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Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam may have fired the first shot in 2018’s race for Florida governor. Putnam on Tuesday released a video on Facebook from his political committee’s “Friends of Florida Agriculture Barbecue” in April at Peace River Valley Ranch in Zolfo Springs. The event included remarks by and a Q-and-A session with Republican U.S. Senate candidates Ron DeSantis, Carlos Lopez — Cantera and Todd Wilcox. But the video focuses on Putnam’s stump speech-sounding remarks on stage. He says he wants “Florida to be more than just a vacation destination: I want this to be the jumping…

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Adam Putnam fundraising panel to host Senate candidates

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Come to Zolfo Springs for the barbecue; stay to listen to the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam‘s political committee, “Florida Grown,” is hosting the annual “Friends of Florida Agriculture Barbecue” on Saturday, at Peace River Valley Ranch in Hardee County.  The ranch is about a five-hour drive from Tallahassee, an hour and a half from Tampa, and nearly four hours from Miami. GOP contenders Ron DeSantis, a northeast Florida congressman; Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez–Cantera; and Todd Wilcox, a Special Forces…

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