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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

On this date in Florida history, Mr. Trump wasn't 'bored'

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October

Donald Trump is telling his 4.4 million Twitter followers to expect a "very boring" CNN debate among the Democratic candidates Tuesday night, with TV viewers "falling asleep" in droves.

Boy, how the Florida political winds have shifted. Remember? On this date in Florida history -- nine years ago to the day -- Trump probably wasn't the least bit bored. The aura of victory was in the air. Not for him, but for Charlie Crist.

On Oct. 13, 2006, he hosted a big fund-raiser at his Mar-a-Lago Club resort in Palm Beach for Crist, who was cruising to victory as "the next governor of the great state of Florida." Here's the invite.

[Last modified: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:48am]

    

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