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Connie Mack Attack

Connie Mack Attack

The frontline of a political campaign is not for the weak stomached. The scripts and variables are fluid. It can get awkward and painful to watch. The scene in Pensacola today became unbearable long before Congressman Connie Mack III (R-Ft. Myers) arrived at the gas station. The U.S. senate [...]

Still not sure about state races?

Still not sure about state races?

Check the St. Pete Times: 2010 Primary Guide: Gives you a nice profiles on the candidates for U.S. Senate, Governor and Attorney General. For separating fact from fiction, read PolitiFact to see what the candidates really said and did.

News: Rubio campaign sprung from Tea Party

News: Rubio campaign sprung from Tea Party

The St. Pete Times reports that U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio's rise is linked to the Tea Party, beginning as far back as 2007 when campaigned to be speaker of the Florida House. According the St. Pete Times, the Tea Party is considered by many to have started when a laid-off auto worker [...]

LeMieux is upset about Pensacola Beach

Senator LeMieux speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate about a recent report that oil is washing ashore Pensacola Beach, FL. LeMieux is outraged that most of this oil washing ashore could have been prevented with more skimmers working in the Gulf of Mexico.

Greene: BP should invest $100 Million a year for 10 years

Press Release: Jeff Greene Calls On BP To Invest $100 Million A Year For 10 Years In Escrow Account For Florida Reparation Due To Gulf Oil Spill Funds to Aid with environmental clean up, economic recovery, public health issues and alternative energy PENSACOLA, FL – On Tuesday, June 8, 2010, [...]

Meek: “Leadership isn’t being in Pensacola to see the first drop of oil.”

I spoke yesterday with Congressman Kendrick Meek, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate. Meek was in New York City and had just finished an interview on MSNBC, where he talked about the BP oil disaster. We talked about the mismanagement of the Vessels of Opportunity program and the lack of [...]

Crist withholds funds for Panhandle

Crist withholds funds for Panhandle

Gov. Charlie Crist will be on Pensacola Beach tomorrow for an appearance on Fox & Friends around 7:15 a.m. Shortly after that national TV appearance, Crist will announce that none of the $25 million that BP is giving the state for tourism will come to Escambia County... unless the county matches [...]

IN May 27 issue

IN May 27 issue

COVER STORY THREE’S COMPANY Less than a year ago Governor Charlie Crist was thought by many political analysts to be a shoe-in for Mel Martinez's vacant U.S. Senate seat. OUTTAKES ALAS, PENSACOLA We are living the novel "Alas, Babylon"--the 1959 book about the fictional Florida town [...]

Meek: Too small to fail

Meek: Too small to fail

Congressman Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, stopped by the IN offices for a few minutes before his meeting with the PNJ editorial board. Meek held an open forum last night on offshore drilling and the BP oil spill. Today he is headed to the joint command center in Mobile, [...]

Buzz: Late night phone calls

Buzz: Late night phone calls

My phone rang several times late last night on several topics. Here the rumors that seem to have some legs - but understand they are only buzz and haven't been proved...yet 1. Commissioner Gene Valentino may not be out of the woods with Gov. Charlie Crist. The governor has the power to remove [...]

BP WELL DEEPER THAN PERMIT ALLOWED, LACKED SAFETY VALVE

British Petroleum has been deemed by the federal and state governments as the lead and responsible party for stopping and cleaning up the huge environmental disaster caused by explosion and eventual sinking of Deep Horizon well off the shores of Louisiana. I interviewed Mike Papantonio and Bobby [...]

St. Pete Times nails Rubio

St. Pete Times nails Rubio

The St. Pete Times has discovered that U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio and his wife controlled two political action committees that let him raise from a nearly insolvent young lawmaker to a power broker and Florida House Speaker. According to the St. Pete Times and Miami Herald, about $600,000 in [...]

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