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Dennis Ross makes official announcement; running for fourth term

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A fourth two-year term in Congress is what U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, a Lakeland Republican, is wishing for. On Thursday, Ross, 56, made his official announcement for the post in the three counties of his 15th Congressional District after redistricting orders from the Florida Supreme Court, warning of terrorism and the national debt. “Our work is not done. I firmly believe that these next two years are the most important two years in our lifetime. Our safety and security are at…

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Conservative group to air anti-debt ad during GOP presidential debate

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The Campaign to Fix the Debt is making sure its namesake argument is hashed out in Thursday night’s 10-candidate GOP presidential debate. In an ad created by the conservative-leaning Jamestown Associates firm, a game-show style announcer appears on screen with a blurred debate scene in the background. “Our next question comes from Molly about our $18 trillion debt,” he says as a giant screen overlooking an audience shows a smiling young girl with her hair tucked into a girlish ponytail.…

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