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Florida GOP Chairman Tony DiMatteo?



tony.JPGCount Pinellas Republican state committeeman Tony DiMatteo among the big winners in Tuesday's election - and look for a formal announcement soon that he'll be running for state party chairman. DiMatteo, once a strong Charlie Crist ally, was one of the first grass roots Republican leaders to get behind Rubio. Yesterday, he and other early Rubio supporters presented their candidate with a May 6, 2009, St. Pete Times piece headlined, "Rubio faced uphill climb in Senate race."


[Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 5:39pm]


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