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Presidential candidates court Putnam



Jon Huntsman had him over for dinner in Orlando. Rick Perry and Mitt Romney have left phone messages asking for his support.

So it goes for Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, who along with other high ranking Republicans is being aggressively courted by the presidential hopefuls. He's still undecided.

"I'm just trying to get to know them all better," said Putnam, a former congressman who served with Michele Bachmann.

[Last modified: Monday, August 29, 2011 3:42pm]


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