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David Jolly gets endorsement of conservative Richard Nugent in Senate race

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U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent is supporting fellow Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly in his bid for the U.S. Senate. Nugent is the conservative former Hernando County sheriff who since 2010 has represented Florida’s 11th Congressional District, covering the region north of Tampa through Sumter, Citrus, Hernando, and central Marion counties. Jolly represents Pinellas County’s 13th Congressional District. A member of the Tea Party Caucus, Nugent most recently gained notoriety for his clash with Republican House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, which…

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