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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Storms in trouble?

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October

Could Republicans really be worried about Ronda Storms losing heavily Republican state Senate District 10? Get this strange robo call hitting voters in voters in the Hillsborough district, practically casting pro-gun, pro-life Democrat Steve Gorham iathe chief black helicopter pilot for the Trilateral Commission:

"Hello, here some things liberal Stephen Gorham is not telling you. The Gorham campaign is bankrolled by liberal special interests that support abortion on demand, a secret plan for higher taxes, casino gambling, and a worldwide UN ban on guns. Records prove Gorham has cozyed up to gay rights extremist congressman Barney Frank. Their agenda is higher taxes, more abortions, and gay marriage. We can not let them get away with it.
On election day say no to Stephen Gorham. Paid for by the Republican Party of Florida."

Barney Frank and a UN ban on guns? State Sen. Geller, naturally, says it's evidence of how worried Republicans are. He says the Senate Democrats' tracking poll (Penn, Schoen & Berland) has the race a dead heat between Gorham and Storms, (while Democrat Jim Davis is trailing Charlie Crist 21 points in that district).

We're hearing Buzz from both parties, btw, that Republican Kim Berfield is in serious trouble in Senate District 16, while Democrats are in trouble in Rod Smith's Senate District 23 (Ed Jennings v. Steve Oelrich). Geller says their polling shows Jennings within the margin of error.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:34pm]

    

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