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Let the general election begin



Sen. Bill Nelson rolled out a list of endorsements including those from law enforcement, firefighter, consumer and environmental groups.

Florida Consumer Action Network, Florida Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Florida Police Benevolent Association, Florida Professional Firefighters Association, International Union of Police Associations, League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Florida AFL-CIO, National Association of Social Workers, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare,  Professional Firefighters/Paramedics of Palm Beach County, Retired Employees Association of the Consolidated City of Jacksonville.

Nelson will formally launch his campaign Friday afternoon at the Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City with other Democratic candidates including Jim Davis.

“Over the next two months I look forward to discussing solutions to the many challenges facing Florida and the nation,” Nelson said. “And if I’m privileged to have the voters give me another term in the U.S. Senate, I’ll continue to put partisan politics aside and fight for what’s right for the people of Florida.”  

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:44pm]


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