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Baxley endorses LeMieux, says Mack 'not his father'

Rep. Dennis Baxley, a leading social conservative and champion of the "stand your ground" gun law, endorsed George LeMieux today.

“Today I am proud to join Herman Cain and 31 other State Legislators and endorse George LeMieux for US Senate,” the Ocala Repubican said. “George is a faithful husband and father, and has a solid pro-life, pro-family, pro-free enterprise, pro-Second Amendment voting record. He is the most competent candidate we have to beat Bill Nelson. Connie Mack IV is not his father.  Mack has an abysmal personal financial legacy, attacked Arizona for addressing its illegal immigration problems, and supports embryonic stem cell research. I served with Connie in the Florida House and love him dearly, but he has performed poorly and is not ready to lead. Nelson will tear Mack apart if he is the Republican nominee. George LeMieux is the only candidate who can defeat Nelson and we must stand with George to take back the Senate in November.”

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 2:26pm]


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