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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Mitt Romney, hoping for Florida friends in 2012, spreads campaign money to Marco Rubio, others

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March

Mitt Romney's Free and Strong America PAC has sent out more money to politicians, hoping to lock down support as he edges toward a presidential run. Florida would be key, and Romney gave to the following re-election campaigns:

  • Sen. Marco Rubio: $2,500
  • Rep. Sandy Adams: $2,000
  • Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart: $2,000
  • Rep. Rich Nugent: $2,000
  • Rep. Dennis Ross: $2,000

In all, Romney gave $83,500 to 40 candidates. His PAC boasted that it comes on top of the $124,500 handed out last month.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 3:09pm]

    

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