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Donald Trump to hold fundraiser in Tampa days after RNC

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Donald Trump will be in Tampa on Tuesday, July 26, to appear at a fundraiser on his behalf. The event will be hosted by Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus.  Governor Rick Scott will also be in attendance, along with Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, St. Pete business magnate Bill Edwards, Tampa Bay area philanthropist Les Muma, Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Chairman Robert Watkins, Outback Steakhouse founder Chris T. Sullivan, Port Tampa Bay Chairman  Steve Swindal and developer Joe Williams. The site has for the fundraiser has yet to be announced. Later in the day, Trump will then travel to…

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David Jolly has a super PAC in his bid for U.S. Senate

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Ron DeSantis has one. Carlos Lopez-Cantera has two. Now David Jolly has one as well. A super PAC, that is. It’s called FloridAmerican Conservatives.  “The United States Senate seat in Florida will be open in 2016, and the national liberal Democrats — Obama, Clinton, Reid — will spend whatever it takes to put Florida in their column,” the Super PAC’s website reads. “We’re supporting David Jolly for the Republican nomination because he is the conservative who can and will hold this seat and protect our Republican majority.As a Congressman…

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Dana Young planning major re-election fundraiser December 2

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House Republican Majority Leader Dana Young will raise funds for her re-election with a major event December 2 in Tampa. Cabinet members Jeff Atwater, Pam Bondi and Adam Putnam, as well as House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Speaker-Designate Richard Corcoran headline the invitation for Young’s fundraiser at the Tampa Yacht and Country Club. Honorary hosts include state Senators Jeff Brandes and Tom Lee, several state representatives, and Hillsborough Sheriff David Gee. Other notables on the host committee are Louis Betz, Justin…

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