Daily Archives: October 24, 2010

Herald/Times/Bay News 9 poll: Rubio 41, Crist 26, Meek 20 (plus, the sorta kinda brightish spots)

A new Miami Herald/SPTimes/Bay News 9 poll offers more of the same in the Florida Senate race: Rubio leads, though not with the high 40s he’s been pulling in other surveys of late, and Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meek are … Continue reading

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Read this (and weep): Haiti’s girls exploited in Dominican Republic

From the Miami Herald, a report that’s as disturbing and hard to read as any you’ve heard. But it’s also one that must be read. Haiti’s children, and especially its girls, are being trafficked, often across the border in the … Continue reading

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Flashback: Rick Scott lobbied George W. Bush to halt expansion of TX kids’ health coverage

The video above, unearthed back in September by Brian Crowley, is of Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott joking with a fake George W. Bush (and recounting a dinner with the real former president and his family.) But back in … Continue reading

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