Daily Archives: February 25, 2010

AMEXgate: Chris Dorworth, what’s in your wallet?

You know whose American Express statements I’d like to see next? RPOF-selected future House Speaker Chris Dorworth. After all, Florida has had bad luck with Speakers lately, and his predecessors include college and airport hangar patron Ran Sansom, and $130 … Continue reading

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Wasserman-Schultz, DNC blast Florida Republican Party, call for special prosecutor

In a conference call with reporters that just wrapped up, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (who’s also the vice chair of the Democratic National Committee, and easily one of the party’s most effective spokespeople) along with DNC Communications Director Brad Woodhouse, Florida … Continue reading

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DNC drops the hammer, asks ‘is Florida Republican Party a criminal enterprise?’

From Democratic National Committee communications director Brad Woodhouse, this is called “hardball”: “After the revelation that Marco Rubio is the latest Florida Republican to be swept up in a growing corruption scandal which has enveloped the Republican Party of Florida, … Continue reading

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Sink, Wasserman-Schultz, Florida Dems pounce on AMEXgate. Meek? Not so much

Alex Sink’s campaign responded with uncharacteristic vigor to the AMEXgate story. Either that or they had an extraordinary stroke of good luck, announcing a new push for ethics reform just as the Marco Rubio credit card statements were released. (They … Continue reading

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For increased color, MSNBC turns to … Armstrong Williams???

Maybe MSNBC has been shaken more by the Dallas Tea Party people than they’d like to admit. You’ll recall that the Texas teas put out a viral Youtube video in which they highlighted the three non-white members of their movement … Continue reading

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Timing is everything: Sink pushes for ethics reform

Good timing by Alex Sink, whose campaign is finally showing signs of life. She’s pushing for ethics reform, including opening party credit card records to the public: CFO and governor hopeful Alex Sink, echoing Democratic AG candidate Sen. Dan Gelber … Continue reading

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AMEXgate: GOP donors bought Rubio wine, dinners at Macaroni Grill

What can a Republican Party credit card do for you? • $765 at Apple’s online store for “computer supplies.” • $25.76 from Everglades Lumber for “supplies.” • $53.49 at Winn-Dixie in Miami for “food.” • $68.33 at Happy Wine in … Continue reading

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