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Brash as a candidate, Bob Buckhorn is more low-key as mayor

TAMPA — Bob Buckhorn could be outspoken and brash as a candidate, but so far as mayor, he governs quietly.

"The rhetoric of campaigning is not necessarily the reality of governing," said Buckhorn, who marks his 100th day in office Saturday. "Governing is a much more methodical, much more deliberative process."

Buckhorn's low-key start has surprised a few people who know how long he has wanted to be mayor, how hard he worked to win the job and how ambitious he is for the city. To read more, click here.


[Last modified: Friday, July 8, 2011 7:01pm]


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