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Daniel Webster helps secure $1M in back pay for CD 11 veterans

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Daniel Webster is making significant headway in the effort to repay debts owed to Florida veterans.

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Alan Grayson files to run again but says it’s just paperwork, for now

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Democrat U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is downplaying prospects that his filing to run again for Congress means he’s going to run again for Congress — but he’s not ruling it out. The Democrat from Orlando — who leaves office Jan. 3 because he did not seek re-election in Florida’s 9th Congressional District — has filed paperwork to run in 2018. And this time he filed to run in Florida’s 11th Congressional District, centered in Lake County. Yet Grayson insisted Tuesday…

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Daniel Webster defeats Justin Grabelle in CD 11

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Daniel Webster defeated Justin Grabelle in the Republican Primary for Florida’s 11th Congressional District. Webster won by taking 59 percent of the vote to Grabelle’s 41 percent. Webster will now take on Democrat Dave Koller and independent Bruce Ray Riggs in November. Although Webster has served in the House for the past six years, this is his first run for office in CD 11, a vast district which includes parts of Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. He has been serving in Florida’s 10th Congressional District,…

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Daniel Webster releases second TV spot in CD 11 campaign

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Congressman Daniel Webster Monday released his second television commercial of the 2016 election. The commercial features Webster’s family and criticizes the failure of Washington to secure a better future for Americans. “This commercial highlights the principles and values that characterize Congressman Webster’s personal life and public service – faith, family and a commitment to the constitutional freedoms that make America great,” said campaign manager Andrew Tyrrell. “This election is about fixing a broken Washington. Congressman Webster knows what it takes…

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Daniel Webster to hold Spring Hill fundraiser May 19

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Republican U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster will hold a fundraiser later this month at the Silverthorn Country Club in Spring Hill, his campaign announced Thursday. The host committee for the event, scheduled for May 19 at 6 pm, includes former Florida Attorney General and U.S. Rep. Bill McCollum, Hernando County School Board member and businessman Gus Guadagnino and former Hernando County Association of Realtors President Al Boland, among many others. Webster has served in congress since 2011 and is currently representing…

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Justin Grabelle boosts CD 11 race by $137K in Q1

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Republican Justin Grabelle announced Monday that he had raised more than $137,000 in the first quarter of 2016 in his campaign to take over for retiring Republican U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent in Florida’s 11th Congressional District. “We’ve had another successful fundraising quarter and with our strong grassroots organization, I think it’s pretty clear that our community is excited for a new generation of conservative leadership,” Grabelle said. “It’s really encouraging to have the support of my community, because I know…

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David Jolly featured guest at fundraiser for congressional candidate Justin Grabelle fundraiser on Feb. 8

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Republican congressional candidate Justin Grabelle has a meet-and-greet fundraising reception scheduled in Pinellas County next month featuring special guest U.S. Rep. David Jolly. Grabelle, 33, is running for Florida’s 11th Congressional District, which includes Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. He has already been endorsed by current CD 11 U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent, who announced he would not run for re-election. Grabelle had been Nugent’s chief of staff. Jolly, who represents much of Pinellas County, is himself the leading Republican candidate for the…

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