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John Glenn was celebrity for all seasons

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John Glenn couldn’t get to first base as a presidential candidate in 1984. Even then, America was more easily dazzled by Ronald Reagan, who had played a hero in the movies, than a man who flew 149 combat missions in World War II and Korea before becoming the first person to orbit the earth. Long before game show host Donald Trump took the presidential plunge, we were well on the way to redefining words like “hero” and “celebrity” so that…

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Mitt Romney to campaign with Marco Rubio in Tampa today

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will campaign Monday in Tampa with U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio, the Rubio campaign announced today. The campaign event will be at 11:30 a.m. at the Blaise F. Alfano Conference and Banquet Center, 11606 McKinley Drive. It is free and open to the public. Romney, a Republican presidential candidate in 2008 and potential candidate in 2012, is expected to endorse Rubio over Gov. Charlie Crist in the Republican Senate primary.

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