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Dana Young gets the backing of Tampa and Hillsborough firefighters unions in her SD 18 race

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Tampa Republican Dana Young is the choice of both the Hillsborough County Firefighters, Local 2294 and Tampa Firefighters, Local 754, her campaign announced today. “Hillsborough County Firefighters proudly endorse Dana Young in her bid for the Florida Senate, District 18,” said Derrik Ryan, president, and Ken Forward, vice president of Hillsborough County Firefighters, Local 2294, in their endorsement letter. “Mrs. Young is a proven leader and has held several leadership positions after demonstrating her ability of bringing people together in…

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Mitch Perry Report for 7.21.16 — Ted Cruz’s courage

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One of the biggest surprises of how the Republican primary season played out to this reporter was how successful Ted Cruz was. When you looked at the panoply of candidates who had serious potential to go all the way in 2016, he was never at the front of my list (neither, of course, was Donald Trump). But Cruz emerged over the much more hyped Marco Rubio, Scott Walker, Jeb Bush, et al. He’s a true believer, what Paul Ryan likes…

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