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Bilirakis #1 in $, Busansky "could care less"



As of Oct. 18, Gus Bilirakis had more cash-on-hand than any other candidate for an open House seat in the country with $975,469, acccording to a FEC pre-election finance report released today. Meanwhile, Democrat Phyllis Busansky's cash totalled $24,584,  The gap is unlikely to come as a surprise to Busansky. In June, she told The Times: "He is going raise millions...I don't need as much to stay competitive." She predicted it  would take $1-million for her to defeat  Bilirakis   

Response of Robert Becker, Busansky's campaign manager: "Gus could have $900 million in the bank – we could care less. I can assure you the Pasco homeowners Phyllis met with yesterday to talk about their insurance bills which have quadrupled and the veterans Phyllis was with this morning discussing the war Iraq could care less too."  Becker said they just posted a new youtube spot, entitled "Gus on Homeowner's Insurance"

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:36am]


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