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Failed mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons calls Marco Rubio’s speakership ‘a failure’

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From the Buzz: We just caught up with Republican former St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons awaiting the president’s arrival at the University of Tampa. Charlie Crist was a big Gibbons supporter, and Gibbons — along with Republican St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster — dismissed the idea that Crist could face more backlash for appearing with Obama at MacDill Air Force Base today. Gibbons also dismissed the notion that Marco Rubio will remain a serious threat to Crist. “Marco was…

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Failed mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons calls Marco Rubio’s speakership ‘a failure’

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From the Buzz: We just caught up with Republican former St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons awaiting the president’s arrival at the University of Tampa. Charlie Crist was a big Gibbons supporter, and Gibbons — along with Republican St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster — dismissed the idea that Crist could face more backlash for appearing with Obama at MacDill Air Force Base today. Gibbons also dismissed the notion that Marco Rubio will remain a serious threat to Crist. “Marco was…

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Rothenberg Report: Charlie Justice among ‘House recruits yet to measure up to hype’

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According to The Rothenberg Political Report: “…a once-hot Democratic candidate is having trouble living up to early expectations as well. For years, Democrats have believed that Rep. Bill Young (R) is close to retiring in Florida’s 10th district. Growing impatient because the former Appropriations chairman continues to seek re-election, this cycle Democrats recruited state Sen. Charlie Justice (D) into the race to see if they could smoke Young out. But Justice’s early fundraising has been mediocre, and Democrats are a…

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