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Report: Questions raised about whether campaign money mingled by Dave Aronberg in attorney general race

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The Times‘ John Frank reports: A Democratic candidate for attorney general is facing questions about whether his campaign skirted election laws to pay staffers. A former fundraiser for Dave Aronberg received payments from the campaign and a little-known federal political committee called Citizens for Effective Government, according to campaign finance records. Ryan Hampton, a South Florida-based money man, made more than $10,000 from Aronberg’s campaign and another $1,000 from the federal committee. The committee — dubbed a 527 under IRS…

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I was the first person to jump on the Rod Smith bandwagon

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I have to take the credit. I was the first person to jump on the Rod Smith bandwagon. It was about a year ago, when I first spoke with Screven Watson and then met Senator Smith, that I immediately knew he was going to be the Democratic candidate for governor. Eveyone that was supporting Smith at that point had known him for a while, so they can’t say they “jumped on the bandwagon”; they were the bandwagon. By supporting him…

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