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GOP candidates begin seriously campaigning in Florida

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With his South Carolina victory in hand, Newt Gingrich along with the rest of the GOP presidential nominees are now setting their sites on the next big target: Florida. Starting with tonight’s NBC-sponsored debate in Tampa, Romney, Gingrich, Santorum, and Paul will continue to debate the issues until the Florida primary next week. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with Marion County State Committee Woman Terry Armstrong about what the nominees will be focusing on in the following week.

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