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Charlie Crist attacks…Kendrick Meek?

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Even though his chances of winning the GOP nomination keep slipping away, Charlie Crist took a break from attacking Marco Rubio to attack Kendrick Meek. The Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate campaign today released the below statement from Communications Director, Andrea Saul, in advance of Rep. Meek’s campaign events in Orlando, FL tomorrow: “As Rep. Meek campaigns in Orlando to discuss the economy, I’m sure he won’t tell Florida voters about his support of tax and spend economic policies. Most…

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Club for Growth to endorse Marco Rubio?

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According to The Hill: Fact is, Marco Rubio needs some big help. Enter: the Club for Growth. The Club interviewed Rubio on Monday, and Executive Director David Keating said it was “impressed.” Donors have to be skeptical of Rubio’s chances, and a Club endorsement would provide him both money and legitimacy. “We are very concerned about the two major tax increases Charlie Crist recently signed and believe there’s no excuse for his active support of the Obama big-government ’stimulus’ spending…

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Americans for Tax Reform: Taxpayers disappointed with Charlie Crist pledge violation

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Media release from Americans for Tax Reform: Today, taxpayers expressed disappointment that Gov. Charlie Crist went against his commitment to Floridians on Wednesday and broke his Pledge as governor to “oppose and veto any and all tax increases.” The news was particularly surprising since two weeks ago, Gov. Crist also signed the federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge in his race for the U.S. Senate. The $65 billion-plus fiscal year FY2010 budget Crist signed requires a $1 per pack cigarette tax increase…

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