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Top GOP donor Al Austin, chair of host committee seeking 2012 RNC convention, raising money for Charlie Crist’s independent campaign

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It’s no surprise that the estimable Gtreg Truax, Hillsborough’s state committeeman to the Republican Party of Florida, is sticking with his guy, Charlie Crist, even though Crist has bolted the GOP to run as an independent for the US Senate.  But how can Al Alustin, one of the country’s top GOP fundraisers, justify his support of Crist while leading Tampa’s effort to woo the Republican National Convention to the city in 2012? Last night, I attended a fundraiser for Crist…

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Top GOP donor Al Austin, chair of host committee seeking 2012 RNC convention, raising money for Charlie Crist’s independent campaign

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It’s no surprise that the estimable Greg Truax, Hillsborough’s state committeeman to the Republican Party of Florida, is sticking with his guy, Charlie Crist, even though Crist has bolted the GOP to run as an independent for the US Senate.  But how can Al Austin, one of the country’s top GOP fundraisers, justify his support of Crist while leading Tampa’s effort to woo the Republican National Convention to the city in 2012? Last night, I attended a fundraiser for Crist…

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Calvin Harris and Ken Welch raising money for Pinellas Democrats

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The Pinellas Democratic Party is having a fundraiser hosted by Calvin Harris and Ken Welch. Here are the details: Join us in celebrating Pinellas County Commissioners Calvin Harris and Ken Welch Beaks Old Florida Tavern 2451 Central Avenue Tuesday June 1st – 5:30PM to 7:00PM Suggested donation $50

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Michele Bachman raising money Wednesday for Gus Bilirakis

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The real reason Georgia’s Sonny Perdue is raising money for Charlie Crist

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Senator Saxby Chambliss and Governor Sonny Perdue will host fund raiser tonight at the Georgian Club for Charlie Crist. Perdue’s reasons for supporting Crist may go beyond electoral poltics: It’s a useful political favor when it comes to the three-state water war that has pitted Georgia, Florida and Alabama against one another for rights to water flowing from Lake Lanier. Perdue isn’t expected to be at the Cobb County event on Monday, but he added his name to the invitation…

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The real reason Georgia’s Sonny Perdue is raising money for Charlie Crist

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Senator Saxby Chambliss and Governor Sonny Perdue will host a fund raiser tonight at the Georgian Club for Charlie Crist. Perdue’s reasons for supporting Crist may go beyond electoral politics: It’s a useful political favor when it comes to the three-state water war that has pitted Georgia, Florida and Alabama against one another for rights to water flowing from Lake Lanier. Perdue isn’t expected to be at the Cobb County event on Monday, but he added his name to the…

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Raising money for city’s Peace Garden

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