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A proponent of sin taxes, Matt Gaetz nabs checks from South Florida strip clubs

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Politicians frequently humble-brag about campaign contributions, invoking “grassroots support” or furiously beating chests over the lack of special interest cash. Republican state Rep. Matt Gaetz, who is seeking the Northwest Florida Senate district currently held by his father, Don Gaetz, took in two donations earlier this year that certainly could be seen as “interesting.” Both are raising questions, if not eyebrows (and a few g-strings). According to the state Division of Elections, Gaetz received the checks — on the same day —  from businesses operating…

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