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Congressman, civil rights icon John Lewis: Vote, vote, vote

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Civil rights icon John Lewis, now a congressman from Georgia, came to St. Petersburg on Wednesday to support former Gov. Charlie Crist. Crist, a Democrat, is running against Republican incumbent David Jolly for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. Lewis, who has represented Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District since 1986, said he had followed Crist’s career. “I’m delighted and very pleased and honored to be standing here with you,” Lewis told Crist. “I’m here to support you. I’m looking forward to getting things…

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