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A new group emerges to attack Scott

A new shadowy political group will debut this weekend, debuting attack ads titled "Fraud" that take aim at GOP candidate Rick Scott.

The group, Florida First Initiative, purchased $616,282 in television ads that will air Saturday through Wednesday, June 16 -- two days before the state election filing deadline.

The group -- which has connections to GOP rival Bill McCollum's campaign -- is a 527 that registered in Florida in March and lists a registered agent at Ken Cleary and the email address of Alachua County GOP Chairman Stafford Jones

Jones hung up on a reporter who contacted him Friday and McCollum's campaign said they aren't affiliated with the group. McCollum's TV buyer purchased the TV time for Florida First and did the same for a different political group, Alliance for America's Future, which previously spent $1.9 million to air attack ads against Scott.

The latest figures also show Scott spent $14 million from his own pocket on his campaign's ads.

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Muckraker

A Bigger News Story Than Bathroom Stall "Toe-Tapping": The Story Behind Charlie Crist, Bill McCollum and Jim Greer

http://www.bloggybayou.com/2010/06/question-what-do-charlie-crist-bill.html

Also, if you don't think McCollum is connected with this group, I got a bridge in Brooklyn for sell...

http://www.bloggybayou.com/2010/06/bill-mccollum-still-hiding-behind-gop.html

Cheers

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