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Republican from Florida

Adam Putnam is running for Florida governor in 2018. A former Republican Congressman from Congressional District 12 in Central Florida, was elected Florida Commissioner of Agriculture on Nov. 2, 2010 and re-elected Nov. 4, 2014.

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Recent stories featuring Adam Putnam

What role do septic tanks play in the algae bloom crisis in Florida?

In the Republican primary debate for governor, Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam argued about the culprits behind the algae bloom. We explain the research.

Fact-checking DeSantis and Putnam in Florida Republican debate for governor

Republican gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam debated Aug. 8, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. 

Will a Medicaid expansion create jobs? A review of the evidence

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said the expansion of Medicaid that Gov. Rick Scott now backs will not create jobs. We review the evidence.

Rush to judgment

A left-leaning group says Republican Congressman Adam Putnam was silent after Rush Limbaugh called Sonia Sotomayor a racist. Actually, Putnam spoke up.