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Kriseman said to be staying in the House

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Word around the tree-lighting ceremony at Williams Park last night was that Rick Kriseman has decided to remain in the Florida House and will not run for Mayor of St. Petersburg. Still unclear is if this decision was made to clear the way for County Commissioner Ken Welch to make his own bid for Mayor. There was also talk that both Kriseman and Welch have decided to stay in their respective seats and rally around another candidate, such as Jamie…

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Geography favors Rick Kriseman, time doesn’t

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I realize there has been a lot of discussion about the possibility of County Commissioner Ken Welch entering the race for Mayor of St. Petersburg, but there is still an 800- pound gorilla out there: Rick Kriseman. If Representative Kriseman runs, Welch has stated he would not run — and vice-versa. I think there are significant factors that would influence a Kriseman run, geography and timing. The former points to a Kriseman run, while the latter does not. – Just…

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What’s this? Charles Gerdes wins AFL-CIO endorsement, opts to not endorse Janet Long

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Last week I reported that Gerdes had won the AFL-CIO endorsement (The Buzz got this after I did and didn’t even give me credit. Tsk, tsk). Well, I just got off the phone with Rich Templin at the AFL-CIO and he confirms that one-time longshot, now contender Charles Gerdes, is, in fact, the favorite of both Labor and the Teachers. Have they forgotten about Rick Kriseman? What’s going on in District 53? Another interesting decision by the AFL-CIO was its non-decision…

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