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Mitch Perry Report for 11.4.16 — What will be this year’s decisive October surprise?

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It was the Thursday night before the 2000 general election when Fox News’s Carl Cameron reported George W. Bush had been arrested in 1976 in Maine on a DWI case. It was definitely an “October surprise,” and it definitely seemed to stop Bush’s momentum in that contest — a contest in which he ultimately lost the popular vote, but took the Electoral College after a 36-day recount. On the Friday night before the 2004 election, the late Osama bin Laden released…

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Leon Panetta is backing Eric Lynn in CD 13 race

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Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is endorsing Eric Lynn in the race for the open Pinellas County Congressional seat being vacated this year by David Jolly. “I am proud to endorse Eric Lynn for Congress,” Panetta said in a statement. “I know Eric well, and as a valued advisor to me during my time as Secretary of Defense, he proved that he has the resolve, experience, and good judgment that it takes to be a strong and effective leader in…

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