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  • Medical marijuana campaigns: On air and on streets

    Medical marijuana campaigns: On air and on streets
    Coming soon to a TV near you: anti-pot ads. Coming to a parking lot near you: a pro-pot bus. As Election Day draws nearer, the two sides of the medical marijuana debate have diverged in how they're getting out the message. Drug Free Florida, the...
  • Pricey governor's race, pot question top Florida ballot

    Pricey governor's race, pot question top Florida ballot
    The record-setting $200 million race for governor and a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana have pumped up the stakes for Tuesday's election, but many voters still may stay away. It's a mid-term election — the kind that people...
  • John Morgan: I've rounded up $6 million for medical marijuana amendment

    John Morgan: I've rounded up $6 million for medical marijuana amendment
    TALLAHASSEE -- Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan has seen casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, and he's raising him. The primary booster for Florida's medical marijuana constitutional amendment says he has rustled up roughly $6 million in donations to pay...
  • Rick Scott cuts $12.8 million to his re-election

    Rick Scott cuts $12.8 million to his re-election
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida GOP raised more than $65.2 million over the last two months, including more than $12 million collected from Gov. Rick Scott's personal wealth. The Republican Party of Florida disclosed its final fund-raising figures late...
  • 'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]

    'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]
    A few words about the "poor door." Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
  • Support for marijuana will influence elections

    Forget about Rick Scott and Charlie Crist duking it out over who makes the better governor. It's the fight over marijuana legalization that serves as the backdrop for the elections in Florida this fall. With polls showing more than 60 percent of voters...
  • The soul of Israel is at stake

    The soul of Israel is at stake
    In the last nine years I have written five columns concerning the coarsening of Israeli society. This is not merely my liberal critique; it has been noted by Israeli academics and political leaders. In 2005 the conservative Israeli newspaper, Maariv,...
  • Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus

    Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus
    People United for Medical Marijuana is taking its campaign to the streets — literally. Which is why a big blue bus with "Vote Yes On 2" pulled into Gulfstream Park, a gambling mecca in Hallandale Beach. Most folks here come for the...
  • Wolf-Corbett race may be state's most expensive

    Wolf-Corbett race may be state's most expensive
    Less than a month before the election, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and his challenger, Democrat Tom Wolf, have raised and spent enough money to put the governor's race on track to be the most expensive in Pennsylvania history. During this election...
  • Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments

    Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments
    Florida voters have three far-reaching constitutional amendments to consider on the Nov. 4 ballot this year. One would earmark billions of dollars for land and water conservation. Another would decide which governor would appoint replacements for...
  • Pennsylvania gambling down, but Sands still leads

    Pennsylvania gambling down, but Sands still leads
    One look at the latest Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board annual report gives a clear picture why officials like to point to the Sands in Bethlehem as the poster casino for why the state got into the gambling business. Its 2,232 employees are the most of...