Monthly Archives: April 2010

Meek vs. Greene: round one

Ding ding! The fight is officially ON between Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene, who went off on each other in dueling press releases this afternoon.

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Crist campaign site gets some tweaks

The site now emphasizes “independence,” though it still describes Crist as a “principled conservative.” Check out the new graphic: And guess what issue takes up the most space in the center of the homepage? The SB6 veto. And not sure … Continue reading

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Arizona continues to lose its mind, MLB players oppose ‘papers’ law

Arizona is working extra hard to become the new Mississippi, circa 1960. The latest gambit? Banning ethnic studies classes, because according to that state’s school chief, such classes promote “the overthrow of the United States government” or “resentment toward a … Continue reading

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Spill baby, spill

The Gulf spill is about to become a worse environmental disaster than the Exxon Valdez. Gov. Crist has declared a state of emergency, and the president has halted his plans for expanding offshore drilling, at least for now. But the … Continue reading

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Political play of the week: Rod Vereen exits the ‘D17 Dime

With all due respect to Charlie Crist, who did what pretty much everyone expected him to do yesterday, Rod Vereen, one of “eleventy” candidates for Kendrick Meek’s old Congressional seat in Miami, just pulled the don move of the political … Continue reading

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The Republican Party of Florida’s war on women

First, they tried to strip Florida’s teachers of any semblance of professionalism … next, they voted to neuter two redistricting bills petitioned onto the ballot by more than 1.5 million Floridians. Now, the men who brought you Amexgate, and who … Continue reading

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The biggest loser? Marco Rubio is not alone on the right

The Rubio people are sounding awfully confident about victory in November with Charlie Crist now running indie. Maybe they shouldn’t be. Rubio used to be the marquis player in the Florida race for U.S. Senate. Now, Charlie Crist is. Rubio … Continue reading

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Good news and bad news for Kendrick Meek (plus: meet Jeff Greene)

Kendrick Meek’s campaign is portraying yesterday’s announcement by Gov. Charlie Crist that he will run as a “no party affiliated” candidate (he latter added that he will change his party registration to independent) as great news that left the Meek … Continue reading

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Cristapalooza, day one

Well here we go … Charlie Crist may no longer have an RPOF campaign office or a working cellphone, his portrait may be headed for Ebay and Jeb Bush doesn’t like him (not that he ever really did), but he’s … Continue reading

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Charlie goes solo

Here’s the video of Charlie Crist’s indie announcement:

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