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Charlie Crist meets with New York billionaire Tom Golisano

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The Sunshine State News is reporting that Charlie Crist recently met with New York billionaire Tom Golisano: As part of his outreach for contributions and counsel as an independent U.S. Senate candidate, Gov. Charlie Crist recently had a tete-a-tete with New York billionaire Tom Golisano. Golisano is no stranger to independent politics, having run for governor in New York three times. He campaigned on the New York Independence Party ticket each time. Laureen Oliver, former state chairman of the Independence…

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Fresh from underwriting legislative coup in NY, billionaire Tom Golisano to run for Senate in Florida?

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There are rumblings in the blogosphere that billionaire businessman Tom Golisano — a former three-time Independent candidate for New York Governor — is now contemplating a Democratic run for Florida’s open US Senate seat. Golisano, who owns homes in both New York and Florida, recently switched his residency to the Sunshine State. The New York Times also reported Golisano was the driving influence beyond the recent New York Senate leadership coup which threw the body into turmoil. Always the fundraiser,…

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