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Big-spending GOP House hopeful Hager unchallenged — but probably not for long

by George Bennett | January 13th, 2010

Republican former Boca Raton councilman Bill Hager — whose $50,670 in spending is tops for all non-incumbent state House candidates in Florida — is without an opponent in his race for the seat of term-limited Majority Leader Adam Hasner, R-Boca Raton.

Democrat Lori Berman, who out-raised Hager in 2009, dropped out of the District 87 race last week and switched to more Democrat-friendly District 86. District 86 is where Rep. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, plans to leave to run for state Senate as part of a massive shuffle being guided by the former Robert Wexler political machine.

Sachs is banking on state Sen. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, winning a Feb. 2 primary and April 13 special election to replace Wexler, who retired this month to head a Middle East think tank. Deutch, Sachs and Berman have all been endorsed by Wexler and helped by his former consultant, Eric Johnson.

With Berman leaving the District 87 race, insurance agency owner Len Turesky, a Democrat, is considering running against Hager. Turesky plans to meet with Johnson and others to discuss the race.

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5 Responses to “Big-spending GOP House hopeful Hager unchallenged — but probably not for long”

  1. Bernie Says:

    Maria Sachs is seeking to make Haiti the 69th county in Florida. She wants this state to take in MORE IMMIGRANTS!

    Typical democrat blather. Help the people rebuild, Maria instead of getting your face in front of the cameras and in the newspaper.

    Send the immigrants to the other side of the island of Hispanola, the Dominican Republic. Haiti and the Dominican OCCUPY the SAME island!

    That is a quick answer to the problems. Then contribute to help the Dominicans assist their neighbors, their friends on the other side.

    Let the Haitian unemployed stay and help REBUILD the island from the bottom up…new sewage, new roads, new buildings, new schools, new hospitals, new police force.

    Once rebuilt Haiti can recover with a NEW and improved environment that it’s residents help rebuild and resettle.

    Let them be proud of the work they will do to resurrect their country.

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  3. Daniel Burger Says:

    Berman needs to give the money back she is horrible and so is Len…It is all Eric Johnson….this is what happens.

    We need a New Democratic Party and just get rid of the Republicans

  4. Anna Says:

    Why would they run Len again..he can’t win. This is what is wrong with the party.

    Welxer’a chief of staff controls the candidates…look at Deutch…where are my strings?

    Berman went from a targeted seat to a well safe seat. (I want my money back I gave to hear and I am going to demand it)

    Klein see what happens when you go along with out of all of them should of been more smart than this.

    I hope they all loose and why is Wexler resigning again…hmmmmmmmm

  5. Denise Says:

    I don’t want another breed politician or another attorney in office. I want a real person, not an agenda! Hey, I’ll run…I’ll represent the people. Vote for ME.

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