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Rep. C.W. Bill Young

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David Jolly Sworn In As Florida’s Newest Congressman

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House’s newest congressman struck a note of collegiality on Thursday after a bitter campaign to fill the seat. Republican David Jolly of Florida declared the hard-fought race over moments after Speaker […]

CBS Tampa–03/13/2014

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David Jolly Wins Fla. Congressional Special Election In Test Race Over Obamacare

Republican David Jolly is the winner of a hard-fought congressional election in Florida to replace the late Rep. Bill Young.

CBS Tampa–03/11/2014

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Ex-Young Aide David Jolly Wins GOP Primary To replace Late Congressman; Faces Alex Sink In March

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ex-Young aide David Jolly wins GOP primary to replace late congressman; faces Sink in March. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, […]

CBS Tampa–01/14/2014

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3 Vie For GOP Nomination In Congressional Seat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Republican voters in a large swath of Pinellas County will pick one of three candidates Tuesday to run in the general election to fill the congressional seat of U.S. Rep. […]

CBS Tampa–01/14/2014

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Dems, GOP Test Pitches For 2014 In Fla. House Race To Replace The Late C.W. ‘Bill’ Young

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Once a solidly Republican bastion of Northern snowbirds and conservative retirees, this stretch of coastal beach towns and sprawling subdivisions has moved toward the political middle. Voters in this suburban St. […]

CBS Tampa–12/16/2013

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The Current’s Special Edition: Former CFO Alex Sink, State Rep. James Grant, NYT-Bestselling Author Scott Turow, CBS Tampa Bay Cares

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (November 10th) special FINAL edition of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current with Franco Ripple as host? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the whole program […]

11/11/2013

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Bill Young’s Widow Tells Former Gov. Crist To Not Attend Husband’s Memorial Service

The widow of Rep. C.W. Bill Young has reportedly told former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist not to attend her husband’s memorial service.

10/23/2013

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Rep. C.W. Bill Young To Retire After 22 Terms

Republican Rep. C.W. Bill Young, Florida’s longest-serving member of Congress and a lawmaker who has been influential on military spending during his 43 years in Washington, has decided to retire.

CBS Tampa–10/09/2013

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