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Harris says Nelson not Christian enough

October 9, 2006

Republican candidate for U.S. senate Katherine Harris badly wants to make religion an issue in her campaign against heavily-favored incumbent Bill Nelson. In an interview published by a Christian news service, Harris said incumbent Democratic Sen.…

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Martini Night: Dem Studds was as bad as Foley

October 5, 2006

Last night: one Martini Night guest argued that Rep. Studds, a Democrat, had a similar scandal in 1983. Here are the facts:In 1983 Gerry Studds (D-MA) was excused of having sex with a 17-year-old male page…

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Foley sent explicit text messages from Pensacola

October 1, 2006

This is just further proof that Pensacola is the nexus of the universe. Nearly every national news story has some link to this area. These Foley messages are explicit and leave little doubt the guy had…

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Teen freaked out by email from Congressman

September 29, 2006

From ABCNEW.COM: Teenager who once served as a congressional page is upset about the appropriateness of an e-mail exchange with a South Florida Congressman Mark Foley. The former page alerted Capitol Hill staffers to the communication.…

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Florida Sec. of State questions Sarasota vote

September 26, 2006

Florida’s Secretary of State Sue Cobb wants the Florida Supreme Court to rule whether a Sarasota referendum requiring a paper trail for all voting is unconstitutional. Whether or not the referendum question passes, Cobb said it…

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St. Joe sells off 4000 acres

September 26, 2006

Miami Herald: St. Joe Co. – the state’s largest private land owner and the company behind much of the development in Walton and Bay counties – wants to sell the state 4,000 acres in Northwest Florida…

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More Swiftboating in Florida elections

September 25, 2006

  Remember the Swiftboat Veterans for Truth – the “independent” politcal group that attack Sen. John Kerry’s military service during the 2004 presidential election? Well, Florida is inundated similar groups who are pumping millions into statewide…

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Jim Davis to eat at Granny’s – don’t tell Ron Melton

September 20, 2006

Newsflash: Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jim Davis and Lt. Governor Nominee Daryl Jones to visit Pensacola THIS Saturday, September 23rd… PLEASE mark your calendars…  Join nominees Jim Davis and Daryl Jones this Saturday at a breakfast…

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St. Pete Times: Crist Scandal

September 17, 2006

Before the Sept. 5th, conservative Republicans and Tom Gallagher supporters were spending thousands of dollars trying to find dirt on Gallagher’s opponent, Atty. General Charlie Crist. There were persistent rumors that Crist was a homosexual, but…

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Crist, Davis lead polls…still plenty of undecideds

August 31, 2006

From Miami Herald: POLL Crist keeps wide lead; Smith gains on Davis By MARY ELLEN KLAS meklas@MiamiHerald.com Attorney General Charlie Crist’s formidable lead over Chief Financial Officer Tom Gallagher in the Republican primary for governor appears…

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Enterprise Florida cash cow for members….especially BellSouth

August 27, 2006

The St. Petersburg Times has published a special report on Enterprise Florida: Deal me in. Enterprise Florida is the public-private partnership responsible for leading Florida’s statewide economic development efforts. Most importantly, it determines where state incentive…

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Best Florida Headlines – 8/26/06

August 26, 2006

From Miami Herald: Big Sugar plays rough in governor race Jim Davis has attacked Big Sugar’s support of his opponent Rod Smith, and Big Sugar has fought back to the tune of $1.7 million. They are…