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Tampa Bay’s Campaign Weekender

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Congressional candidate Jim Piccillo is hosting a Veterans Town Hall on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 30455 Cortez Blvd Hwy 50 (east of I-75 at Exit 301), Brooksville.  For more information, please visit this Facebook page. House District 45 candidate Kathryn Starkey will be canvassing on Saturday.   Meet at Ohana Coffee Shop on the corner of Tampa Road and Orange Street at 9:00 a.m. Pinellas County School Board candidate Fonda…

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Tampa Bay’s Campaign Weekender

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Congressional candidate Jim Piccillo is hosting a Veterans Town Hall on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 30455 Cortez Blvd Hwy 50 (east of I-75 at Exit 301), Brooksville. For more information, please visit this Facebook page. House District 45 candidate Kathryn Starkey will be canvassing on Saturday.   Meet at Ohana Coffee Shop on the corner of Tampa Road and Orange Street at 9:00 a.m. Pinellas County School Board candidate Fonda…

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Daily Kos features Jim Piccillo

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Daily Kos featured Jim Piccillo, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House in Florida’s 5th District. This is an open seat, as Tea Party Republican Ginny Brown-Waite will retire at the end of her term. Raised by a strong single mother, Jim has a broad background in public service. He served six years in the U.S. Army, and was decorated for his role in responding to the 9/11 tragedy. After leaving the Army in 2002, Jim organized statewide food drives…

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Updated: Ginny Brown-Waite drops out of congressional race, citing health reasons, immediately endorses Hernando Sheriff Richard Nugent

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Hernando Sheriff Richard Nugent is running for Congress. His target: U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite. Nugent, a Republican, filed Friday, the last day for Congressional candidates to qualify for the Aug. 24 primary. He had not been listed on the state’s Division of Elections as a qualified candidate by 11:30 a.m. “It’s not a mistake,” Nugent said during a brief phone call with the St. Petersburg Times on Friday before excusing himself to return to a staff meeting. “I’ll have more to…

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