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Outrage from Fl Dems



"Any candidate that boycotts Florida and thinks that they will raise money here will be sadly disappointed," said state Senate Democratic leader Steve Geller. "And it is my prediction that any candidate who boycotts Florida and thinks Florida will welcome them later will be sorely disappointed."

State Sen. Jeremy Ring, a Broward County Democrat who joined the Republican push to move Florida's primary from March to January, promptly yanked his endorsement of Barack Obama for signing the boycott pledge, saying it ensured Florida issues would not be front and center for Democrats. "What scares me the most is the Republicans are still going to campaign here, and they're going to have a six-month head start on us," Ring said.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:01pm]


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