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Vern Buchanan endorses David Jolly in 13th Congressional race



U.S Rep. David Jolly facing a tough fight for reelection in the 13th Congressional District got an endorsement from fellow Republican congressman Vern Buchanan today.

Buchanan, who represents a district south of the Skyway in Manatee and Sarasota counties, is the co-chari of the 29-member Florida congressional delegation. 

The news release announcing the endorsement is below: 

Chairman of Florida Congressional Delegation Endorses Jolly

Vern Buchanan: "We Need David Jolly Now More Than Ever"

U.S. Representative Vern Buchanan, co-chair of the bipartisan 29-member Florida congressional delegation, today endorsed Congressman David Jolly’s reelection.

“At a time of crippling dysfunction in Washington, we need David Jolly now more than ever,” said Buchanan. “From Day One, David has proved to be a tireless fighter for Pinellas, supporting pro-growth policies to expand the economy and create good-paying jobs.  He’s the right man at the right time.”

Congressman Jolly praised Buchanan for his leadership in the delegation and for his strong record on behalf of veterans throughout the state. 

“Vern is a leader in our delegation because he understands that Floridians are tired of Washington politicians who simply go along to get along,” said Jolly. “You will also not find a more passionate advocate for the heroic men and women who risk their lives for our nation. It’s an honor to have his backing.”

[Last modified: Thursday, July 14, 2016 11:09am]


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