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Rothenberg Report: Charlie Justice among ‘House recruits yet to measure up to hype’

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According to The Rothenberg Political Report: “…a once-hot Democratic candidate is having trouble living up to early expectations as well. For years, Democrats have believed that Rep. Bill Young (R) is close to retiring in Florida’s 10th district. Growing impatient because the former Appropriations chairman continues to seek re-election, this cycle Democrats recruited state Sen. Charlie Justice (D) into the race to see if they could smoke Young out. But Justice’s early fundraising has been mediocre, and Democrats are a…

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Rothenberg Report: Florida gov race leaning Dem

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From March on Politics: Despite recent polling showing the governor’s race between Bill McCollum and Alex Sink as either a tossup or maybe with an edge for McCollum, the respected Rothenberg Political Report has it listed as leaning Democratic—for Sink. A new poll issued yesterday gave McCollum a 6-point lead with a large undecided. But Nathan Gonzales, political editor for the Rothenberg Report said polls don’t tell the whole story in the race between a strong newcomer and an experienced…

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