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Brandes releases new video in Florida House race



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Republican Jeff Brandes unveiled a new commercial Friday in his bid to oust state Rep. Bill Heller in House District 52. Brandes attacks the taxes and regulation of government.

"If Tallahassee gets in the way, we're taking them to the woodshed," says Brandes -- part of a family that owned a lumber business -- before a narrator intones, "Jeff Brandes: veteran, businessman, woodshed owner."

The ad was paid for by the Republican Party of Florida, whose politicians happen to be running much of the state government -- another sign how candidates are trying to position themselves against the establishment.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 16, 2010 3:41pm]


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