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  • David Jolly crashes Charlie Crist's campaign kickoff

    10/20/2015 3:31:08 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 16 replies
    The Tampa Bay Times ^ | October 20, 2015 | Adam C. Smith
    The real news from the event was U.S. Rep. David Jolly crashing Crist's party to blast the man running to succeed Jolly in Congress. "I care too much about this district, the institution of Congress, and who represents us to lay down and let this huckster walk into office," Jolly said. "He's a fraud. ...He will tell you anything that you want to hear for the sake of trying to get your support." Jolly is stepping down from the seat and running for U.S. Senate -- and attacking Crist is pretty good politics in a competitive GOP Senate primary --...
  • Report: Baker interested in Senate run

    02/06/2009 10:16:20 AM PST · by Red Reign · 18 replies · 633+ views
    Bay News 9 ^ | February 6, 2009 | Bay News 9
    PINELLAS COUNTY (Bay News 9) -- Count another politician who may be interested in the seat being vacated by Sen. Mel Martinez. According to Bay News 9's partner newspaper the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker has not ruled out running for the seat. Baker said that while he is focused on his job as St. Petersburg mayor, he said he is "not taking anything off the table,' regarding a Senate run. Baker becomes the second Bay area mayor to express interest in possibly pursuing the position. Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio said last week she was analyzing a...