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Movers and Shakers: Chamber lobbyist is going to Disney World

Lobbyist leaves Chamber, grabs Mouse ears

Adam Babington, vice president of governmental affairs for the Florida Chamber of Commerce, left his job Friday for a new lobbying gig with Disney, the Chamber confirmed Monday. (Babington did not return a call seeking more details.)

Borman leaves Tallahassee for Dan Webster in D.C.

Kirsten Borman, of Moore Consulting Group, announced the upcoming move to D.C. via Twitter last week: "Excited to be joining Team @WebsterCongress as Campaign Director and Fundraiser in Washington DC - Ta Ta for Now, Tallahassee!"

Borman previously worked for the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Florida House Majority Office and Gov. Jeb Bush. She raised money for Dan Webster's 2010 congressional campaign.

Republican fundraiser, and wife of new Pasco sheriff, gets job with Smith and Ballard

Bridget Nocco, wife of Pasco's new sheriff Chris Nocco, accepted a job as a fundraiser for the powerful firm Smith and Ballard, led by former Attorney General Jim Smith and longtime operative Brian Ballard (Read more from this Buzz post).

Sheldon joins Obama's team

It's official: George Sheldon, a Democratic Charlie Crist-pick to lead the Department of Children and Families, will join the federal Administration for Children and Families. Read more from today's Buzz post.

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