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Neal Dunn announces $700K fundraising for first 2 quarters in CD 2 race

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Republican candidate Neal Dunn announced his campaign had netted over $700,000 for the first two quarters of fundraising in the race for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District. Dunn, a Panama City urologist, said his campaign raised more than $135,000 in contributions, with another $65,000 personally added to his campaign during the fourth quarter of 2015. Dunn faces political newcomer Mary Thomas for the seat held by first-term U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham. Thomas is a Tallahassee lawyer who worked in the Rick…

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Mary Thomas leans hard on “conservative” label, while omitting her ties to Charlie Crist

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Republican Mary Thomas, running for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District, would be happy to have supporters think her state government career began with the election of Gov. Rick Scott. It doesn’t. The North Florida attorney is working hard to promote her staunch conservative credentials as she seeks to unseat Democrat Gwen Graham. Campaign materials are quick to point out her service in Scott administration as General Counsel for the Department of Elder Affairs. Yet, the same material provides little insight on her time after graduating the University…

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