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Political newcomer defeats Cliff Stearns in District 3 congressional race

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm

U.S. Representative Cliff Stearns has been ousted by a tea party challenger in a GOP primary in north Florida Tuesday.  Political newcomer Ted Yoho, a Gainesville veterinarian, stunned Stearns who’s been in Congress since 1989.  The sprawling, mostly rural District 3 stretches [...]

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Illinois Republicans choose Romney

By on March 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:34 pm

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney won last night’s primary in Illinois with a double-digit percentage point lead. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about whether these results are further cementing Romney as the eventual [...]

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