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GOP candidates to throw out campaign pitches

Local, state and national Republican candidates will make campaign pitches at a Hillsborough County Republican Party meeting on Tuesday. Among those scheduled to participate: Congressional candidate Dennis Ross; Florida Senate candidates Ronda Storms, Jim Norman and Jack Latvala: Florida House hopefuls Todd Marks, A.J. Matthews and Trey Stroud; and County Commission candidates Ken Hagan and Mark Sharpe.

Hillsborough County party chairmwoman Deborah Cox-Roush said Marco Rubio, who will face Charlie Crist in the 2010 race for the U.S. Senate, is trying to arrange his scheduled to he can attend. Ditto for Adam Putnam, who's running for Ag commissioner. Cox-Roush said she sent an invitation to Crist this week after he announced his senate run.

The event starts at 7 p.m. at the Blaise Alfano Conference Center in Tampa.

Janet Zink, Times Staff Writer

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 11:52am]


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