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Supercommittee Super Failure?

November 21, 2011

Bipartisanship continues to gridlock Congress. The Supercommittee that was to propose cuts and savings to the federal budget will not meet its deadline, and the finger-pointing has already begun. Manchin: Supercommitte must step aside after failure…

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Personhood amendment has some support in Florida

November 20, 2011

The defeat of a similar state constitutional amendment in Mississippi has deflated the Personhood advocates in Florida. They have their own website, The group needs 676,811 valid petitions for ballot access. According to recent story…

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Taj Mahal judge to resign

November 17, 2011

St. Pete Times’ Lucy Morgan has the scoop: 1st District Court Judge Paul M. Hawkes is resigning from the court to avoid an ethics trial before the Judicial Qualifications Commission. Hawkes was charged in May with…