Buzz hears Everett Rice, the former Pinellas County Sheriff and state representative, is among the Republicans eyeing a run for the congressional seat long held by the late C.W. Bill Young. In an email response to our phone call, Rice was non-committal:
"I will tell you that I have had calls about running for his seat, however as a long time admirer of Congressman Young I am not going to be talking about who should replace him until after his services and he has been placed to rest. Let's respect the man, his legacy and his family," said Rice, who lost a campaign for sheriff in 2012.