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Bill McCollum

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  • Crime and race produce fact-free exchange during Florida debate

     Crime and race produce fact-free exchange during Florida debate
    Congratulations Florida. Our two candidates for governor moved from the political debacle forever known as "Fangate" to a more traditional slugfest of a debate in Jacksonville. The only thing missing from this week's exchange were the onstage security...
  • School reform, immigration, and conservation funds: Letters

    School reform, immigration, and conservation funds: Letters
    Granted, it is difficult to capture nuances in a brief news article about a candidates night. Be that as it may, the account of an Orange County political event gave the unfortunate impression that "testing, accountability and choice" form an unholy...
  • Florida Dems can't match its campaign with candidate

    Florida Dems can't match its campaign with candidate
    Here is the post-election reality for Democrats in Florida: Despite nearly $100 million spent on his behalf — including $12 million of his own money after saying he wouldn't self-finance — Rick Scott couldn't budge his standing with voters....
  • Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water

    Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water
    Florida voters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • As campaign enters new phase, Nan Rich struggles against Charlie Crist

    As campaign enters new phase, Nan Rich struggles against Charlie Crist
    Nan Rich has been running a political marathon: 250 campaign stops, 135,000 miles, 26 months. But even as she prepares to officially qualify for the ballot Tuesday as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, it looks more than ever as...
  • Bondi doubles down on losing same-sex marriage bet

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi must prefer what she considers a winning political case with social conservatives to a losing legal case with judges. Nothing else explains her appeal of court decisions in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties that struck down...
  • Krulick: I'm 'only alternative' to Mica

    Krulick: I'm 'only alternative' to Mica
    In late 1998, weeks after Al Krulick handily lost again in his second attempt as a Democrat to challenge a Congressional institution, Republican then-U.S. Rep. Bill McCollum, Orlando Sentinel columnist Greg Dawson called Krulick "a born egalitarian and...
  • Martin Dyckman: Times change, and politicians can also

    Our texts today are not Biblical, but they are definitely topical. A wise man changes his mind often, a fool neverĀ -Spanish proverb. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divinesĀ –...
  • The governorship and gambling: Always lots of action

    The governorship and gambling: Always lots of action
    Don’t look for gambling to be a hot topic in Florida’s race for governor. Charlie Crist visited the SunSentinel’s Editorial Board on Tuesday, and our staff was able to squeeze in a question or two about gambling. Crist said about the...
  • Jeb dismisses Republican fringe candidates

     
    In this interview, Jeb Bush talks about the 2012 election. (podcast is on the left of Sayfie Review web page. Great site for political junkies) He says the Republicans have “two or three' candidates who could beat the president. He then talks...