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Former St. Pete Representative Rudy Bradley stars in David Jolly’s latest ad

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  David Jolly again revives Charlie Crist‘s visit to a prison in Alabama where he observed a literal prison chain gang in 1995 in a new ad running on television and online. The ad, called “See How it Feels,” stars former St. Petersburg Democrat-turned-Republican state lawmaker Rudy Bradley, who looks sternly into the camera and says the incident is personal to him, “because he forced my brother-in-law, Harry K. Singletary, to watch.” Singletary was selected as Florida’s Secretary of the Department of Corrections by then-Gov. Lawton Chiles. He accompanied…

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Crazy Ed Helm recruiting candidates against incumbent Democrat

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Crazy ol’ Ed Helm is up to his tricks again, this time recruiting a challenger against Democratic incumbent Darryl Rouson.  A copy of an e-mail Helm wrote attempting to coordinate the launch of April Sheffield’s campaign was forwarded to me: Chair of Sarasota Dem. Party Ferrandino: Mario and I met with April Sheffield yesterday at my place in St. Pete and heard the good news that she has gotten all her ducks in a row and is now ready to run (and…

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