Daily Archives: May 19, 2011

Democrats rip Rick Scott for signing voter bill; ‘coward’, ‘power grab’

Democrats didn’t hold back their disgust at a voter bill — or as some call it, a voter suppression bill — signed by Rick Scott on Thursday.

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Allen West lashes out at Obama speech, declares ‘Palestine is a region, not a people or a state’ **UPDATE**

Florida Republican Congressman Allen West blasted the speech given by President Barack Obama on the Middle East and North Africa, calling it “the beginning of the end of the state of Israel.”

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Full text of President Obama’s speech on the Middle East/North Africa

President Obama calls for an Israel-Palestinian agreement based on the 1967 borders “with land swaps,” and praises the uprisings across the Middle East and North Africa as showing the power of the people to bring change for themselves, and the … Continue reading

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Warning sign? Haridopolos gets no love at tea party event

Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos is hoping to have the tea party movement on his side as he runs for the U.S. Senate. But a failed immigration bill may be dragging him down.

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UPDATE: Rick Scott signs voter bill; Miami Republican’s lawsuit left hanging?

BREAKING NEWS: Gov. Rick Scott has signed a controversial voter bill that critics say will disenfranchise voters. The bill reduces the early voting period to 8 days from 14, bars people from changing their address at the polls, and imposes … Continue reading

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Strauss-Kahn resigns from IMF, alleged victim’s lawyer calls NY Post HIV story ‘outrageous’

No surprises here.

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