Adam Putnam's file:

Republican from Florida

Adam Putnam, a former Republican Congressman from Congressional District 12 in Central Florida, was elected Florida Commissioner of Agriculture on Nov. 2, 2010.

Recent statements involving Adam Putnam

An Obama campaign tactic for rallying voters is to "offer them cell phones."

Says the giant African land snail "carries human meningitis."

Says he couldn't keep a 42-inch redfish he caught because of fishing rules.

"All the money the Department of Citrus has is paid for by the citrus growers. You don't save dollars by eliminating the Department of Citrus."

"We've got to find 2 billion gallons (of water per day) between now and 2025."

Recent stories featuring Adam Putnam

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.

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