Monthly Archives: July 2010

The media goes wild for Chelsea’s Big Day

Chelsea Clinton officially enters celebrity-hood, after a week of the press chasing her around town, scoping out the venue, speculating about the price tag, and preparing to try and crash her wedding today, as the former First Daughter marries whoever…

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Saturday clicks: ‘Real (would-be) Senate Wives of Florida’

With a hat tip to Fla Politics, the St. Pete Times profiles the wives of Florida’s leading candidates for U.S. Senate (in photo at left, clockwise from top left: Carole Rome Crist, Leslie Meek, Mei Sze Chan (Greene), and Jeanette … Continue reading

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Appeals court disarms McCollum

It’s now up to the 527s. An appeals court sided with Rick Scott Friday, ruling that Bill McCollum cannot get a dollar-for-dollar match in public funds for every dollar Scott spends over the millionaires cap. The reversal of a lower … Continue reading

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Gibson gets the Herald nod in the D-17 Dime

The Herald was torn between the three most viable Democratic candidates in the race for the House seat being vacated by Congressman Kendrick Meek. I’m glad I didn’t have to make this decision, since I know and like a number … Continue reading

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The ‘Idol’ shuffle

With Simon gone, and now that Ellen has Twittered herself on out, and apparently, annoying Kara is gone, too (apparently, to be replaced by an older guy who has curiously similar hair…) and with J.Lo reportedly set to park her … Continue reading

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Friday video vault (bonus clip): ‘One Mic’ by Nas

A hip-hop classic from a hip-hop classic. Happy Friday!

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Friday video vault: ‘Let me love you,’ by Mario

One of my favorite pop songs, actually written by Neyo, and the last known hit from the artist known as Mario.

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Team Meek launches second TV ad: ‘Can buy anything’

… in which they … remind people that “Kendrick Meek is not part of a fraud case,” and that “to say he’s against children’s healthcare is ridiculous.” Um … when 7 out of 10 voters don’t know who you are, … Continue reading

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Sink ties opponents in Qpac poll

The July 30 Quinnipiac poll shows Alex Sink in a virtual tie with either of her Republican opponents, both of whom are losing altitude as they slug away at each other.

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(Video) Anthony Weiner’s epic rant, blasting GOP for killing health aid to 9/11 heroes

Rep. Anthony Weiner rocks the House once again, railing against his Republican colleagues for voting down a bill that would have provided more than $7 billion for healthcare for rescue workers who saved lives on 9/11, only to be sickened … Continue reading

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