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Pinellas GOP still suffering from lackluster fundraising, profligate spending — including payments to Marco Rubio organizer

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The Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee continues to raise large sums of money, but not by its own historical standards, according to the latest campaign finance documents covering the fundraising period through September 30. Compare current fundraising, under Chair JJ Beyrouti, to this point in 2007, when the party was under the leadership of Tony DiMatteo: 3Q fundraising: 2007 – $75,850 2009 – $29,078 YTD fundraising: 2007 – $208,192 2009 – $125,078 Expenditures: 2007 – $126,890 2009 – $103,231 Cash-on-hand…

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Hillsborough GOP treasurer resigns, Pinellas Republicans cut off Jim Dobyns

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Paul Phillips, the treasurer of the Hillsborough Republican Party, resigned last week. According to Deborah Cox-Roush: “Paul was not asked to resign but did so due to the fact that he is a banking attorney and very busy with his job. Paul was a great asset to our board and is a great asset to the HCRP. I am saddened that he resigned because he was a good member of our board, however, he is the type of person that…

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