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  • Gov. Scott's office: Drug database wouldn't stop pill mills

     
    Got a lot of response to my Sunday column on Gov. Scott's opposition to a prescription narcotic database, including from the governor's communications director, Brian Burgess. Here's his e-mail: Just thought you should know that Sen. Fasano previously...
  • Palm Beach County tea party leader praises Gov. Rick Scott's high speed rail decision

     
    The South Florida Tea Party, based in Palm Beach County, says its in "strong support" of Gov. Rick Scott's decision to reject federal funding for a proposed high-speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando. "In the end, the High Speed......
  • Dem gov puts wind in McCain sails

     
    Updated with Kulongoski, Clinton spokesmen quotes. by Jim Tankersley PORTLAND, Ore. - John McCain got an unexpected boost in his bid to woo independent and Democratic voters here this afternoon: a shared stage with Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski. Kulongoski...
  • Loose Speculation Watch: Hillary for NYC mayor!

     
    Why wait to speculate? One of the more cutting-edge observers of the local scene, whose modesty forbids being quoted by name, finds it entirely plausible -- if unsupported by any evidence -- that Hillary Clinton, after losing the presidential race,......
  • Hillary: Transcript

     
    A transcript of Clinton's victory speech is after the jump.......
  • Bloomberg aide: Maintains Newsday attack in bounds

     
    We posted an item yesterday with a video clip of Mayor Bloomberg cutting off, fairly abruptly, Newsday reporter Michael Frazier, who had the temerity to start a question by noting that "you maintain that you kept a dialogue open......
  • Hempstead: Strong mayoral prospect shuns a run

     
    The race for mayor of Hempstead has lost one strong potential Democratic candidate, with Kevan Abrahams, D-Hempstead, at left, emphatically rejecting a possible run against incumbent Democratic Mayor Wayne Hall. ???Sure I was asked,??? Abrahams, the...
  • Bloomberg's Loeser creatively defines "maintain"

     
    Mayor Bloomberg's press secretary Stu Loeser, attempting to defend his boss's temper tantrum on Monday at a Newsday reporter over use of the word "maintain," shows a creative streak today by coming up with a never-before-seen definition of the......
  • Albany: How does a blind governor sign a bill?

     
    Q: So how, exactly, does New York's first legally blind governor sign legislation? A: Very carefully. Today Gov. David A. Paterson presided over his first public bill signing since taking office, the so-called E-STOP law to deter convicted sex......
  • GOP Veep Final Four

     
    by Whitney Blair Wyckoff Who should be presumed Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain's running mate? CQ Politics is letting readers be the judge. They have top Republican Vice Presidential contenders, plus Connecticut Independent Sen. Joe...
  • For mayor: How about Andrew '09?

     
    In a recent fit of slow-news speculation, we recently speculated about Chuck Schumer as a possible vice-president, and Hillary (No, we're not trying to force her out before all the votes have been counted) Clinton as a possible successor......