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  • Webster campaign gets some outside help

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Dan Webster punched his ticket to Congress in 2010 in large part because outside groups — including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and conservative 60 Plus Association — spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to help...
  • Ozzie Guillen’s ‘love’ of Fidel Castro is beyond idiotic

     
    Guillen has apologized but I’m thinking he woke up Saturday and started feeling the heat, and figured that spin mode was his only way out....
  • Tackling debt requires courage — and a reality check

    Tackling debt requires courage — and a reality check
    It's fascinating to hear so many politicians suddenly concerned about the deficit. Because, until now, most of them didn't give a flip. Politicians from both parties went through money like Charlie Sheen went through coke. And they didn't even have the...
  • I wish you a Merry Christmas — in spite of myself

    I wish you a Merry Christmas — in spite of myself
    Can I just tell you guys that I love Christmas Eve? I mean I really love it. Probably even more than the big day itself. The anticipation. The extra-cheery salutations. Tracking Santa on the NORAD website. Sprinkling reindeer food on the front lawn in...
  • Plakon v Castor Dentel is a marquee House race

    Plakon v Castor Dentel is a marquee House race
    TALLAHASSEE – One of the highest-profile Florida House races this year pits a two-term Republican with the advantages of incumbency against a Democrat school teacher with a prime political pedigree. For the newly drawn House District 30, Rep. Scott...
  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is our state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is our state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is a national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD Alexander...
  • Re-election liberation suits Martinez

    The jockeying to fill Mel Martinez's U.S. Senate seat is so intense that one might forget Martinez is still in it. Not only that: The Orlando Republican has nearly two years left. And now that he doesn't have to spend time running for re-election,...
  • Amendment 4 forum … the short form

    In today's edition of the Friday Files, we take a look at which politician took a free trip to Las Vegas, which one recently put himself up for bid and which one seems to be suffering from a bout of selective amnesia. But first, a look at this week's...
  • Do records tie Orlando-Orange expressway authority director to political fundraising at agency?

    Newly obtained Orange County grand-jury records detail a sophisticated political-fundraising operation run out of Central Florida's toll-road authority and appear to place the agency's director in the middle of it — an allegation he flatly denies....
  • Crist expected to run for Senate next year

    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Charlie Crist played coy Monday about his possible candidacy for U.S. Senate even as speculation swirled that he would jump into the race today. "I don't know," the governor told reporters after touring a retirement community in...
  • Alex Sink is in: Dem will run for governor

    TALLAHASSEE -- Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink jumped into the 2010 governor's race Wednesday, a day after Gov. Charlie Crist set off a cascade of political course corrections by announcing he would run for the U.S. Senate instead of re-election. Sink,...