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Top GOP fundraiser helping Thompson



Zach In a big coup for Fred Thompson, Dr. Zach Zachariah, a South Florida cardiologist and top GOP fundraiser whom the leading Republicans had courted for months, has agreed to host a Thompson fundraiser at his Sea Lakes Ranch home next week. ...

Southeast Florida is the deepest pool for Florida campaign cash, and Clinton raised $3.8-million from that area, compared to $1.45-million for Obama, who raised more than Clinton in Tampa-St. Petersburg $485,000 to $305,000, Jacksonville and Tallahassee. Among the Republicans, Giuliani topped Romney in Tampa-St. Petersburg ($421,000 to $366,00), southeast and southwest Florida, while Romney beat the field in Orlando and Jacksonville. McCain raised the most in Tallahassee.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:21am]


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