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PolitiFact rules Charlie Justice’s ad ‘Pants on Fire’ with attempt to link jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff to Rep. Bill Young

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In a new web ad, state Sen. Charlie Justice comes armed with ominous music and some sloppy Photoshop work to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But does Justice, who is seeking to unseat the 20-term Pinellas County Republican, have any facts? Continue reading here.

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PolitiFact rules Charlie Justice’s ad ‘Pants on Fire’ with attempt to link jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff to Rep. Bill Young

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In a new web ad, state Sen. Charlie Justice comes armed with ominous music and some sloppy Photoshop work to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But does Justice, who is seeking to unseat the 20-term Pinellas County Republican, have any facts? Continue reading here.

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PolitiFact follows up on my story, rules for Charlie Justice’s claim that Young spent campaign money on a luxury car

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Following up on a story I first wrote about on February 1, Politifact weighs in on Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent money on a luxury car: An online video by the Charlie Justice for Congress campaign tries to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It is a case of guilt by association without proving any association. In a separate item, we’ve rated the suggestion of an Abramoff connection as Pants on Fire. But the video…

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PolitiFact follows up on my story, rules for Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent campaign money on a luxury car

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Following up on a story I first wrote about on February 1, Politifact weighs in on Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent money on a luxury car: An online video by the Charlie Justice for Congress campaign tries to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It is a case of guilt by association without proving any association. In a separate item, we’ve rated the suggestion of an Abramoff connection as Pants on Fire. But the video…

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