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Carlos Lopez-Cantera tells #SunshineSummit, “I will bust my ass for Florida”

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Insiders promised that Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, one of the Republican candidates for U.S. Senator, would shake things up a bit in his Sunshine Summit speech. He delivered with one memorable shock line: “I will bust my ass for Florida every day and be part of the solutions and not part of the problems,” he told the crowd to applause. Lopez-Cantera was the final Senate candidate to speak at the Sunshine Summit in Orlando on Friday. The state’s second in command, seeking to replace…

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NY Times front-page story on Charlie Crist: Florida Republican becomes a right-wing target

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From the NY Times: “Now, as a season of tea parties and fractious town hall meetings has energized the right wing, that embrace has endangered what once seemed like Mr. Crist’s surefire bid for a Senate seat and put Florida at the center of a debate about the future of the Republican Party. Republican pragmatists argue that to take back its majority, the party has to appeal to a broader range of voters, even if it means running candidates who…

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