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Charlie Justice’s congressional campaign criticized over paltry fundraising, excessive spending

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No one ever said it was going to be easy for Charlie Justice (D-St. Petersburg) to knock off incumbent Bill Young (R-Indian Shores). After all, Young is in his 20th term in the US House, an all-powerful member of the Appropriations Committee and is the ranking minority member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. Because Young brings home to Pinellas County so much in federal money, it’s difficult to envision him leaving Congress on anything but his own accord.…

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