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Chris Smith (New Jersey Politician)

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  • LG Carroll: ‘Mischaracterization’ to say task force is unbalanced

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Lieutenant Gov. Jennifer Carroll kicked off the first meeting of Gov. Rick Scott's public safety task force on the defense. “It is a mischaracterization for anyone to presume this task force is not balanced,” Carroll said....
  • Chinese dissident Chen appeals to Congress for U.S. help

     
    Capitol Hill hearings are often tedious, but that wasn’t the case Thursday when Bob Fu dramatically put Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng on speaker phone for all to hear first hand of his plight. Speaking from his hospital room in Beijing, the...
  • Central Florida is ‘Ground Zero’ for legislative races

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Central Florida can now officially gird itself for a campaign-season, paid-media bloodbath. Friday was the deadline for state and federal candidates to file their qualifying paperwork, and the Metro Orlando region is poised to host the...
  • AIF endorsements skip over most hotly contested Central Florida races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest. The group's...
  • Palm Beach County's 5 hottest political races

     
    Democrats and Republicans, political operatives and elected officials, Broward and Palm Beach county residents all agree: In the South Florida battleground of white-hot 2012 election contests, none is hotter than the showdown between two incumbent state...
  • Florida’s million-dollar club: A Cross, a Mouse, sugar cane and shopping carts

     
    TALLAHASSEE — They are some of the biggest brand names in Florida politics, and this summer they're pumping millions of dollars into a myriad of stealthy political funds — all with the aim of influencing the outcome of a few key legislative...
  • Gaetz: Counties to blame for election fallout?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — New Senate President Don Gaetz wants to usher in ethics reform and greater health-care access, but he also pledged Tuesday to get to the bottom of this month's election fiasco — and he is pointing a finger at South Florida...
  • New diverse faces, challenges, emerge in Tallahassee

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature's new class of legislators are taking the oath in Tallahassee today, and a host of challenges await them. All told, 44 new House members and 15 new senators are taking office, some new and some re-treads. In the...
  • Congress versus Planned Parenthood: Game on?

     
    To tweak a line of President Ronald Reagan's, "There they go again." The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted to eliminate $317 million in federal funding for Planned Parenthood, not a nickel of which can or is spent on abortions,........
  • Senate majority bashes Scott’s high-speed rail scuttling

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A majority of the Florida Senate sent a letter to U.S. Secretary Ray LaHood Thursday, blasting Gov. Rick Scott's decision to scuttle the state's $2.7 billion high speed rail plan and pleading for more time. “This project would...
  • 2010 Census shows many political winners and losers

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's political maps have outgrown their usefulness from Central Florida through the Treasure Coast and Republican hotbed of Fort Myers, according to just-released U.S. Census data. Congressional, state House and Senate districts...