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New WH press spox has Florida history

Published:   |   Updated: May 30, 2014 at 05:02 PM

Earnest, who was President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign spokesman, has worked in the White House press office since and has good relations with reporters, has long seemed headed for the top job, regardless of his past work against Crist.

In addition, Crist has become one of Obama’s strongest political supporters, along with such Floridians as U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor of Tampa.

FSP has asked for a response from Earnest and will update when one arrives.

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