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Is Bachmann campaign in trouble?

September 6, 2011

Congressman Michelle Bachmann’s campaign may be in trouble. Over the weekend, her campaign manager Ed Rollins will be moving to a senior advisory role. His deputy, David Polyansky, is leaving the campaign. Rollins was the National…

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Another poll shows Obama in trouble

September 6, 2011

According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. more than 60 percent of those surveyed say they disapprove of the way the president is handling the economy and, what has become issue No. 1, the stagnant…

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Second to None or Time to Upgrade?

September 3, 2011

The Second to None campaign is national initiative to fight cuts to the defense budget. It sees the the military industrial complex as an integral part of our domestic economy. According to its website, “Second To…

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Top MuckReads

September 3, 2011

And finally, here are this week’s top must-read stories from MuckReads, ProPublica’s ongoing collection of the best watchdog journalism. Anyone can contribute by tweeting a link to a story and just including the hashtag #MuckReads or…

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Florida Politics Week in Review

September 3, 2011

Among this week’s highlights: A fleeting budget surplus and dropping consumer confidence, a looming budget deficit for one agency and ongoing negotiations over the future of Medicaid. Read Florida Tribune.…

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State GOP chair resigns

September 1, 2011

Sun-Sentinel reports the state Republican Party chairman, David Bitner, is resigning because he has Lou Gehrig’s disease. “Something I would never allow to happen on my watch is for the future of the RPOF to be…

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PeekScores: Perry soaring

August 31, 2011

The biggest story of the  PeekScore list is the  increase in PeekScore (and corresponding ascent up the chart) of Texas Governor Rick Perry. Perry’s public profile has been increasing dramatically – and his candidacy for presidency…

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Gulf Power crews working near D.C.

August 29, 2011

Press Release: A Gulf Power storm restoration team of 65 employees began work in the Upper Marlboro, Md. area Sunday, helping electric utility Pepco restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Upper Marlboro is located…

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Hasner in Pensacola today

August 29, 2011

U.S. Senate Candidate and former House Majority Leader Adam Hasner will be in Pensacola on Monday Aug. 29. According to an email I received last night, Hasner is on a listening and wants to hear your…