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Builders Stephen Bittel and Donald Trump have things in common

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Everyone in America knows the name of President Donald Trump. On the other hand, few are familiar with Stephen Bittel, even in his home state of Florida. As of noon on Friday, Donald Trump officially became the President of the United States. As of January 14, Bittel became the latest Chairman of the Florida Democratic Party. For all of the obvious differences of party affiliation, the two men have some things in common. Both are wealthy developers. Both are known…

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Florida GOP readies for Charlie Crist’s departure

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The Florida Republican Party is getting ready for Gov. Charlie Crist’s departure as an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate. Party general counsel Jason Gonzalez wrote a memo warning that members of the State Executive Committee or county GOP committees may not support anyone but Republicans in elections. Rule 9 of the state party’s bylaws requires party loyalty. Crist is expected to file as an independent next week, bypassing the Aug. 24 Republican primary for the Senate. As a non-party…

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Florida GOP readies for Charlie Crist’s departure

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The Florida Republican Party is getting ready for Gov. Charlie Crist’s departure as an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate. Party general counsel Jason Gonzalez wrote a memo warning that members of the State Executive Committee or county GOP committees may not support anyone but Republicans in elections. Rule 9 of the state party’s bylaws requires party loyalty. Crist is expected to file as an independent next week, bypassing the Aug. 24 Republican primary for the Senate. As a non-party…

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Jim Greer lawyer: ‘Republicans writing their own Shakespearean tragedy where everybody dies’

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From the Orland Sentinel: Ex-GOP Chairman Jim Greer is planning to file a breach of contract suit this afternoon, and his lawyer says current party general counsel Jason Gonzalez “flat out lied” when he said there was no severance agreement and that no one knew Greer was the owner of the fundraising company Victory Strategies. Lake Mary lawyer Damon Chase (who also represents Rep. Chris Dorworth) says Greer was repeatedly assured by Dean Cannon, Mike Haridopolos, John Thrasher and other party leaders he would…

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Jim Greer lawyer: ‘Republicans writing their own Shakespearean tragedy where everybody dies’

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From the Orland Sentinel: Ex-GOP Chairman Jim Greer is planning to file a breach of contract suit this afternoon, and his lawyer says current party general counsel Jason Gonzalez “flat out lied” when he said there was no severance agreement and that no one knew Greer was the owner of the fundraising company Victory Strategies. Lake Mary lawyer Damon Chase (who also represents Rep. Chris Dorworth) says Greer was repeatedly assured by Dean Cannon, Mike Haridopolos, John Thrasher and other party leaders he would…

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