Daily Archives: August 26, 2010

RedState claims ‘secret Crist-Obama meeting’ in Martha’s Vineyard

With a hat tip to Peter Schorsch, and with the huge, snowball sized grain of salt that the source is RedState.com … this is what the Red Army posted Thursday afternoon (though I’m not sure how this is supposed to … Continue reading

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Rick Scott campaign admission: ‘Ground Zero mosque’ outcry is all about winning elections

In case you missed this nugget from today’s Orlando Sentinel, and in keeping with Ken Mehlman’s stunning admission … no, not that he’s gay. Like, everybody knew that, dude … no, the admission that he participated with Karl Rove in … Continue reading

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Operation ‘Get Charlie’

Greg Sargent gets some oppo — well it’s not exactly James Bond sleuthing — of Charlie Crist praising Sarah Palin back when he was a committed Republican. And he makes the salient point about what Crist is about to face … Continue reading

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Candidates accept 5-7 debates in FL Senate race

Charlie Crist accepted an October 24 CNN debate earlier today, then Marco Rubio called for seven debates, starting with Meet the Press on September 5th, and now this from the in-box from the Meek campaign, accepting Rubio’s challenge and upping … Continue reading

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Robot poll: Rubio (R) 40%, Crist (I) 30%, Meek (D) 21%

Keeping in mind that it’s Rasmussen (which means assume a built-in sampling bias for the Republican) … the latest issuance from the robot puts Marco Rubio in the lead in the Senate race, in part as a result of Kendrick … Continue reading

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For Miami’s Haitian community, the ‘what ifs’ from Tuesday **UPDATE**

I had a conversation today with a very astute political watcher, regarding the race to succeed Kendrick Meek in Congress. At issue: the Haitian-American community’s potential missed opportunity to send one of their own to Congress. I had long thought … Continue reading

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Burning questions: will Florida’s GOP establishment embrace Rick Scott?

… and will his GOP rival Bill McCollum endorse him? Those questions are by no means answered as of today, with the caveat that we’re just two days out from one of the nastiest primary seasons in Florida history. But … Continue reading

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It’s on: Crist accepts CNN/SPTimes debate October 24

The Buzz reports the Crist campaign has accepted a debate to be moderated by CNN’s Candy Crowley at the University of South Florida and co-hosted by the St. Pete Times. No word on the other two major candidates. The Meek … Continue reading

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(Video) Opening shots: West the deadbeat, Scott’s Medicare fraud, ‘the real Rivera’, gauzy Rubio

Democrats are out of the gate with their opening argument against the various Republicans running for state and federal seats this cycle. And there certainly is a lot of material to choose from … from Allen West’s many oddities (though … Continue reading

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At TheGrio: Charlie Crist vs. History

Charlie Crist was once called Florida’s “first black governor.” But can he steal the black vote from the guy who would be the state’s first black Senator? My take on where the black vote could go from here, at TheGrio.com.

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