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Former senator Ken Pruitt’s sticking with Charlie Crist, introduces Gov at Miami fundraiser

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Former State Sen. Ken Pruitt, a Republican who served as Senate President when Rubio led the House, introduced Crist at the governor’s first fundraiser tonight as a non-partisan candidate for the U.S. Senate. “He’s not going it alone,” said Pruitt, echoing a headline from a recent St. Petersburg Times front page that featured a picture of Crist by himself in his office, “He’s got the people with him.” Among those attending the event at the Grand Beach Hotel in Miami Beach – Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez, West Palm…

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Former senator Ken Pruitt’s sticking with Charlie Crist, introduces Gov at Miami fundraiser

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Former State Sen. Ken Pruitt, a Republican who served as Senate President when Marco Rubio led the House, introduced Charlie Crist at the governor’s first fundraiser tonight as a non-partisan candidate for the U.S. Senate. “He’s not going it alone,” said Pruitt, echoing a headline from a recent St. Petersburg Times front page that featured a picture of Crist by himself in his office, “He’s got the people with him.” Among those attending the event at the Grand Beach Hotel in Miami Beach – Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez, West…

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Florida Senate poised to shift to the right

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From the Jacksonville Observer: The Florida Senate could be poised for a major power shift, with a bloc of moderate Republicans likely weakened by departures and intra-party rivalries. The changes are already underway, lawmakers and lobbyists say. Republican Sen. Joe Negron’s victory this week in a special election to replace outgoing Sen. Ken Pruitt, R-Port St. Lucie, is expected to tilt the seat slightly more to the right. And another special election this fall to replace the late Sen. Jim…

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