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Rod and Jim: Once foes, now friends



Okay, so maybe this is a tad too cheerful for two men emerging from battle, but Rod Smith and Jim Davis put out a joint statement today, calling for Democratic unity in the general election.

From Rod: “Jim Davis will be a governor who we can count on to stand on the side of Florida’s families and stand up for Florida’s values. I urge all of my supporters to join me in enthusiastically backing Davis’s campaign for governor. During my six years in the state Senate, I saw firsthand how important it is for us to elect a governor, like Jim Davis, who’s committed to strengthening public education, improving our health care system and moving Florida forward.”

From Jim: “Throughout his career in public service, Rod Smith has been an articulate and effective advocate for Floridians and for Democratic values. I am grateful that he has now agreed to put those abilities and that experience to work to benefit my campaign for governor.  I look forward to working with him to promote our shared values and vision for building a stronger Florida.”

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


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