Daily Archives: April 21, 2010

For Jim Greer, it was good to be king

The St. Pete Times updates the Jim Greer saga; a tale of lavish living, fancy travel, and first class all the way: The ousted party chairman charged nearly $500,000 to his American Express card to eat well and live well: … Continue reading

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P.M. clicks: Crist builds on SB6, Steele tells it like it is, and chickens for check-ups

Race to the Top, round 2: Making good on a post-SB6 veto promise, Gov. Crist has appointed a “working group” to review the state’s application, with an eye toward improving it with “stakeholder buy-in.” Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho is … Continue reading

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Is Jeb ally Hoffman trying to kneecap Charlie Crist? Plus: Cillizza gets it wrong

It’s Miami-Dade day in Tallahassee, and there’s lots of Charlie love in the air among the Dade delegation … and also lots of Cristian news rattling around, as the “will he or won’t he” political parlor game shows no signs … Continue reading

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The Rubiophiles: Eric Cantor whistling past the IRS probe

Ah, the tricky politics of endorsing a guy who’s under a legal and ethical cloud. On “Morning Joe” this morning, newly minted Marco Rubio endorser Eric Cantor explained that despite the FBI, IRS and U.S. Attorney investigations into El Único … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: enter the federales, Arizonapartheid update, and an Overtown legend passes

Welcome to the sunshine state, FBI and IRS! Enjoy your time with Marco Rubio and the Florida Republican Party’s credit card records! So besides the fact that one of our state political parties is essentially a criminal enterprise, what else … Continue reading

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Charlie Crist’s lonely, only road

Politico details the breadth of Charlie Crist’s looming challenge if he runs independent, with the upshot being that Republican operatives and elected officials are going to put the party first no matter what (which kind of makes what would be … Continue reading

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McCain dumps Crist; Rubio, Florida GOP face federal probe

How much does it suck to be John McCain these days? He can’t even enjoy back-stabbing Charlie Crist to glomm onto Marco Rubio (the way he glommed onto that young Palin gal) for a full day without his new ticket … Continue reading

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