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Chris Nocco, Will Weatherford to headline Mike Moore campaign kick-off event

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Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco and former House Speaker Will Weatherford will be headlining a campaign kickoff fundraiser next month for County Commissioner Mike Moore’s re-election effort. Moore, the founder of a medical supplies business which he later sold, was first elected to District 2 in 2014 and has served as vice-chair of the county commission board since 2016. He will also become chair in 2017. The event is Wednesday, May 17, at Seven Oaks Clubhouse, 2910 Sports Core Cir.…

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Pasco Republicans file grievance against state Sen. Mike Fasano

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Local Republicans are trying to exile Sen. Mike Fasano from the party. His offense? Remaining loyal to Gov. Charlie Crist, who left the party to run as an independent for U.S. Senate. The five-member executive board of the Pasco Republican Executive Committee filed a grievance against Fasano with the state party this week, saying he had violated the party’s loyalty oath by supporting a non-Republican candidate. “The senator continued to support publicly Charlie Crist for his senate run,” Pasco GOP…

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Marco Rubio: the straw that stirs Pasco

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From the award-winning Buzz: Marco Rubio got 73 votes to Charlie Crist’s 9 in a straw poll last night conducted by the Republican Party of Pasco — a sign of the governor’s poor standing among some of his historically strongest supporters. “I wanted to see how our Conservative base felt about the U.S. Senate Race,” chairman Randy Maggard wrote in a letter to Rubio announcing the result. Why should this concern Crist who holds a commanding lead in statewide polls?…

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