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01/18/2013

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WHAT WENT WRONG? A Sarasota Republican Club panel discussion last week addressed ways for the national party to bounce back after the 2012 elections. Photo by Cheryl Casey|Dreamstime.com THE SARASOTA REPUBLICAN CLUB ASKS 'THE EXPERTS' TO EXPLAIN THE RESULTS OF THE 2012 NATIONAL ELECTIONS By Scott Proffitt Staff Writer For its monthly meeting on Jan. 9, the Saraso- White House. He is a past regional political ta Republican Club served up a panel discus- director for the Republican Party of Florida. sion to shine light on the results of the 2012 Miller has helped run a number of political elections. campaigns in the state of Florida; though The "chefs" were three veterans of conserva- based in Tallahassee for several years, he calls tive politics: Jamie Miller, Andres Malave and Sarasota home. He most recently was a senior Johnny Jackson. advisor for former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign in 2012. Miller has worn a number of hats over the years. While "political consultant" is his cur- Malave is the field coordinator for Hispanic rent title, he has been an active field operative Outreach for Americans for Prosperity — for the Republican Party, including taking on a an organization considered by many to be major role in the 2000 presidential election re- among the most powerful conservative advocount that saw George W. Bush move into the cacy groups in the country. It is funded by the

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