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Adam Putnam: It's momentum vs. organization in Fla

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January

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, chairman of Mitt Romney's Florida campaign, tells Buzz he feels good about Romney's Florida prospects.

"It will be an interesting test of momentum versus organization. Nobody has a better organization than Romney. Nobody had a better absentee ballot plan, and he's got a tremendous ground game, especially in south Florida where that's really important," Putnam said.

Gingrich would be a much general election candidate, who could hurt other Republicans up and down the ballot," he said. "There are potential downballot implications with a candidate like Gingrich, who is so well defined  defined with Republicans and Democrats, someone who has such a big gender gap problem, someone who reminds everybody of the 1990s - and not necessarily in a flattering way."

[Last modified: Sunday, January 22, 2012 5:07pm]

    

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