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Endorsement watch: NRA, Fraternal Order of Police, Eagle Forum PAC and others issue endorsements

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There are just a few weeks until the election, and organizations across the state are rolling out endorsements for state and federal candidates. Several organizations — including the Conservative Leadership PAC, the National Organization for Women in Florida, and Florida REALTORS PAC — issued endorsements. — The International Association of Firefighters and the Florida Professional Fire Fighters endorsed Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate. “We know Patrick will continue to stand up for workers’ rights, fight to protect retirement benefits, and…

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Republicans seek the perfect date (read: candidate) for 2016

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Let’s say, for a moment, that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. Good luck, Mr. or Ms. Voter, deciding what they’ve got to have — and what they can do without. There are all sorts of things to start the list: leadership, vision, charisma, communication skills, and foreign policy cred. And more: fundraising prowess, authenticity, empathy, a keen understanding of the presidency, and maybe a little familiarity with running for the office. And…

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‘Jebby’ raising $ for Marco Rubio in DC this week

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From WaPO: Marco Rubio will make a stop in the nation’s capital this week to raise money for his Senate primary at an event headlined by, among others, Jeb Bush Jr. “Jebby,” as Bush Jr. is known, is the son of the former Florida governor, who hasn’t taken a public position in the GOP primary fight between Rubio and Gov. Charlie Crist, although many of his past aides — as well as his son! — are backing the former state…

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‘Jebby’ raising $ for Marco Rubio in DC this week

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From WaPO: Marco Rubio will make a stop in the nation’s capital this week to raise money for his Senate primary at an event headlined by, among others, Jeb Bush Jr. “Jebby,” as Bush Jr. is known, is the son of the former Florida governor, who hasn’t taken a public position in the GOP primary fight between Rubio and Gov. Charlie Crist, although many of his past aides — as well as his son! — are backing the former state…

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