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David Jolly gets endorsement of conservative Richard Nugent in Senate race

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U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent is supporting fellow Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly in his bid for the U.S. Senate. Nugent is the conservative former Hernando County sheriff who since 2010 has represented Florida’s 11th Congressional District, covering the region north of Tampa through Sumter, Citrus, Hernando, and central Marion counties. Jolly represents Pinellas County’s 13th Congressional District. A member of the Tea Party Caucus, Nugent most recently gained notoriety for his clash with Republican House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, which…

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What a surprise: Racist photo found on GOP candidate Mike Prendergast’s Facebook page

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Another day, another example of a GOP candidate condoning racist imagery of President Barack Obama: Republican Mike Prendergast, a retired Army officer, is challenging Democratic incumbent Kathy Castor in Florida’s 11th Congressional District.  A quick glance of Prendergast’s campaign website shows a seemingly straight-laced ex-military officer looking to make a difference through political service.   But a review of Prendergast’s Facebook page reveals a troubling aspect of his campaign — the support of Tea Party activists using racially charged imagery.…

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What a surprise: Racist photo found on GOP candidate Mike Prendergast’s Facebook page

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Another day, another example of a GOP candidate condoning racist imagery of President Barack Obama: Republican Mike Prendergast, a retired Army officer, is challenging Democratic incumbent Kathy Castor in Florida’s 11th Congressional District.  A quick glance of Prendergast’s campaign website shows a seemingly straight-laced ex-military officer looking to make a difference through political service.   But a review of Prendergast’s Facebook page reveals a troubling aspect of his campaign — the support of Tea Party activists using racially charged imagery.…

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