Daily Archives: March 6, 2011

… or not: Reuters, Dem Senator knock down WSJ story on ‘Wisconsin 14′

UPDATE: Greg Sargent reports both Reuters and a member of the “Wisconsin 14″ are disputing a Wall Street Journal story Sunday (and a quote in a piece in the New York Times) that said the group of Democrats fighting Gov. … Continue reading

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For Fox and Glenn Beck, when will the madness end? Signs point to December…

Best line from the David Carr piece in the New York Times, which could just as easily be a review of the 1970s movie “Network” as a write-up of Glenn Beck’s troubles at Fox: “…Now you are just getting down … Continue reading

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See America by train (but just the blue parts…) Oil, Republicans, rails and progress **UPDATED**

Now that Florida has bailed out of the national push for high speed rail, the map above will look very different.

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Florida’s unfortunate history of university, GOP palm greasing **UPDATE: Erickson turns on Hari

Former House Speaker Marco Rubio (now a U.S. Senator) got a sweet deal from a South Florida college after showing them the money … his successor, Ray Sansom, got indicted for steering money to a college to build an airplane … Continue reading

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