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Signs point to a Frank Artiles comeback campaign for the Florida Senate

Frank Artiles

The paid advertisement in the Miami-Dade Republican Party's Lincoln Day Dinner pamphlet was minimalist and vague. But everyone knew what it meant.

On a blank, white page, a small American flag and the U.S. Marines motto “Semper fi” were printed at the bottom right corner. And in the middle, three large words were written in black.

"I'll be back."

Frank Artiles, a U.S. Marine Corps. veteran who infamously resigned from the Florida Senate last year following a racial and profanity-filled diatribe involving other lawmakers, appears to be gearing up for a campaign to reclaim his seat. Artiles told the Miami Herald in January that he was considering a comeback, and signs suggest that he intends to do just that.

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