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Not what Jonathan Chane had in mind

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It’s standard fare for candidates. Appear on a local radio show. Have friendlies call in. Answer the softballs and get your message out but expect a few nasty blows to the body. That’s the way its supposed to be. But not for poor Jonathan Chane, one of two Democrats running in the open congressional seat being vacated by Patrick Murphy. Apparently Chane’s people (Does he even HAVE people?) didn’t know that you don’t leave your candidate alone in the ring. You put forth…

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In CD 18, Jonathan Chane lays an egg

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So maybe an “egg” is a bit of an overstatement. But when you are running against a guy (Randy Perkins) who has the support of Democratic leaders from across the country, is willing (and more than able) to write his own checks, AND is raising money at a fairly brisk pace; raising mid-five figures might as well be a goose-egg for upstart Jonathan Chane (who is challenging Perkins in the Democratic primary in Murphy’s open seat.) Chane posted a paltry $68,000 for the first quarter while…

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In CD 18 race, Jonathan Chane (mistakenly) casts first stone against Randy Perkins

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Political newcomer and multimillionaire businessman Randy Perkins’ entrance into the campaign to succeed Rep. Patrick Murphy has shaken up the dynamics of that race since his November announcement. First, perceived Democratic front-runner Melissa McKinlay, ended her own bid for the 18th District within weeks of Perkins launching his, citing his ability to self-finance and her desire to continue serving full-time as a member of the Palm Beach County Commission. Then FloridaPolitics.com broke the story that Perkins transferred a million dollars into his…

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Maggie’s List throws support behind Rebecca Negron in CD 18 race

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Rebecca Negron received a significant endorsement today when Maggie’s List announced its support for the Republican candidate in the crowded race for Florida’s 18th Congressional District. Maggie’s List is a committee committed to electing conservative women to federal office. Negron, the wife of influential state Sen. Joe Negron, is seeking the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, which covers Martin, St. Lucie and Palm Beach counties. In its recommendation, the group cited Negron’s “deep roots and proven leadership”…

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