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Florida Tea Party’s distances itself from AZ shootings

The Florida Tea Party that has been quick to make political anything remotely related to Obama has issued the press release below. The hate-filled rhetoric…

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St. Joe attorney gets keys to land planning

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Billy Buzzett, an attorney who is vice president of strategic planning for St. Joe Co., to head the state’s land-use…

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St. Pete Times: Scott’s speech best forgotten

The St. Petersburg Times wasn’t impressed with Gov. Rick Scott’s speech: “The new governor fell far short of the inaugural tradition of inspiring all Floridians,…

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Governor Rick Scott Inaugural Address

Governor Crist, thank you for your graciousness. Mr.President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Cabinet, Mr. Chief Justice and members of the Supreme Court. Distinguished guests…

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GOP Congress theme song: Undo it.

New York Times: Soon after the 112th Congress convenes Wednesday, Republicans in the House plan to make good on a campaign promise that helped vault…

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Economist: Scott’s team misread his report

The problem with unemployment is not overly generous benefits, but the lack of jobs, according to Princeton University Prof. Alan Krueger. Gov-elect Rick Scott’s transition…

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The Daily Beast 2010 Political Awards

From the tears of John Boehner and the resurrection of Harry Reid; Virginia Thomas’ voicemail and Eric Massa’s tickling, 2010 was a long, strange trip….

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FRS one of the best state pensions

Gov.-elect Rick Scott attacked his opponent Florida CEO Alex Sink for mismanagement of the state pension fund, citing how it, like nearly all state pensions,…

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Pritchard pension fund runs dry

New York Times reports Pritchard, Ala. was warned for years that if it did nothing, its pension fund would run out of money by 2009….

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