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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Romney v McCain in FL



If early buzz and insider enthusiasm decided elections, Republican Mitt Romney would be well on the way to winning Florida's presidential primary next year. No presidential contender from either party has responded more vigorously to the likelihood that Florida will be among the earliest presidential primary contests and could play a decisive role in choosing the presidential nominees.

In the face of Romney's growing Sunshine State strength, McCain in recent days has rolled out some high-profile support. "We've got a lot of good support down there," Arizona Sen. McCain told the St. Petersburg Times. "We expect that it will increase over time. I'm very happy with where we are." Full story here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:28pm]


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