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Looking to unseat The Gus



Gus Bilirakis has long had the benefit of name recognition. But what happens if he goes up against a n opponent whom the Democratic Congressional Campaign committee has dubbed "one of the 20 emerging races" nationwide?

That's because former Plant City Mayor John Dicks is one of three Democrats vying for the chance to unseat Bilirakis, the 9th District Republican congressman. The other two are Tampa lawyer Bill Mitchell and Hispanic advocate Anita de Palma. Read more here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 11:31am]


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