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‘You’re more partisan than me,’ says Rick Baker about Rick Kriseman — and vice versa

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Rick Baker knew for months that Rick Kriseman was going to attack him as an out-of-step Republican in a Democratically friendly city, even before entering the mayoral campaign last month. During his campaign kickoff announcement, the former St. Petersburg Mayor warned supporters  they’d be getting a dose of such rhetoric from the Kriseman camp: “Because that’s the only thing they have.” But last week, while filing papers for his official re-election run, Kriseman said that a review of who contributed to Seamless…

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Chris Sprowls’ committee raises $122K in May

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The fundraising committee backing Chris Sprowls raised more than $120,000 in May, marking another strong fundraising month for the Pinellas Republican. State records show Floridians for Economic Freedom raised $122,000 in May. Since February 2015, the committee has raised $332,000. State records show nearly 70 percent of those contributions were given in the past three months. Sprowls appeared to clinch the 2021-22 speakership race in the final days of the 2016 legislative Session. The Palm Harbor Republican has a significant lead in the vote count,…

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