Daily Archives: May 27, 2010

The Spectering of Charlie Crist: Video of gov supporting DADT

Look for this one to resurface in a future campaign ad … This just after Kendrick Meek wrapped up a conference call in which he tore into Crist as lacking leadership skills, blowing in the wind, and being willing to … Continue reading

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Meek rips Crist DADT flip-flop, Farmer’s Greene endorsement **UPDATED**

Updated to fix some paragraph break hinkyness in the originally Tweeted version UPDATE 2: audio of the call here. You can test out my typing skills for yourself! In a conference call with reporters this afternoon, Rep. Kendrick Meek went … Continue reading

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Charlie Crist flips, now supports DADT repeal

Three days to go from “no” to “yes.” Breathtaking. Next up: Governor Charlie asserts that it is he, and not Kendrick Meek, who is the true African-American candidate in the U.S. Senate race. Team Meek conference call in 3… 2… … Continue reading

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The Snitker wild card?

Unless you’re a hardcore members of the tea party movement or a Libertarian, you probably don’t know who Alex Snitker is. Well who he is, is a candidate for U.S. Senate, running on the Libertarian line. I’ve written before that … Continue reading

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The grown ups arrive: Schale advising Alex Sink

Alex Sink’s campaign has pretty much been a hot mess. But after some staff shakeups, bad messaging, lackluster campaigning and lackluster poll results, they’re finally doing something smart (and grabbing Schale before Bud Chiles jumps in and grabs him first).

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Fmr Clinton, Kerry campaign treasurer endorses Jeff Greene

Another sign that Jeff Greene’s money makes him a serious player for that Senate nomination. Robert “Bob” Farmer, the “father of soft money” (which in a way, makes him a perfect fit for money-whiz Greene), who was treasurer for four … Continue reading

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Florida campaign updates

Forget the Senate and gubernatorial races. The meanest thing going in Florida right now is the television battle between aspiring Broward County Commissioner Steve Geller, the former State Senator, and incumbent Commissioner Sue Gunzburger. The back and forth ads are … Continue reading

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Is ‘top kill’ working?

The AFP reports the Coast Guard is saying BP’s “top kill” try has forced enough heavy mud into that hole in the earth to stop the gushing. MSNBC is saying BP is not ready to go that far. We’ll see.

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Morning clicks: Lee’s the ‘Idol,’ news from the ‘oil-ocaust’, no Kaboomenthal

Congratulations Lee DeWyze! You may still seem like you can’t believe you’re not selling paint, but you ARE the American Idol! Proof, once again, that girls dial faster than adult women. Not to worry, though! Crystal is going to have … Continue reading

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My Herald column today: incumbents go after Fair Districts

The column this week is about the latest attempt by a strange confab of Republicans and African-American Democratic lawmakers to stop the Fair Districts amendments, which would curtail gerrymandering and take away incumbent politicians’ “right” to uncompetitive elections. Operative words: … Continue reading

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