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  Bauer's trade deal with Cuba draws fire (SC)
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Last EditedSC-Conservative  Mar 21, 2004 10:59am
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MediaNewspaper - The State
News DateSunday, March 21, 2004 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe trade deal which landed SC farmers $10 million in sales of agricultural products to Cuba is drawing fire from Mike Campbell, son of former Governor Carroll Campbell.
Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer (R-Chapin), State Agricultural Commisioner Charles Sharpe (R-Wagner) and State Rep. Chip Limehouse (R-Charleston) signed the deal after a three hour meeting with Fidel Castro on a trade mission to Cuba.
Campbell, a probable candidate for Lt. Gov. in the Republican primary against Bauer in 2006, set up a polling analysis by McLaughlin and Assoc. The poll said that 47 percent of South Carolinians oppose trade with Cuba and 20 percent approve.
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