Daily Archives: May 26, 2011

Tim Pawlenty: the Jeb Bush candidate? Plus: Mitt’s announce, and Palin-Bachman gal-fight?

  Looks like the Bushies seem to have found their candidate.

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‘Democracy’ in Florida: Rick Scott budget signing limited to supporters only **UPDATED**

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has a strange view of democracy.

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Rick Scott: education weasel; plus: Republicans would rather lunch with Obama than Mitt

In politics as in life, there’s almost nothing worse than someone who won’t take responsibility for their own ideas. Meanwhile, wouldn’t anyone like to have lunch with the Mittster?

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UPDATE: Thursday news: Vermont gets single payer, WI anti-union bill struck down, AZ immigration sanctions law upheld; Romney ahead

It’s been anything but a slow news day so far. Here’s what’s breaking right now. The Associated Press is reporting the anti-union law rammed through by Wisconsin GOP lawmakers, touching off demonstrations in the capitol, a flurry of recall efforts … Continue reading

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Quinnipiac poll: Obama, Nelson looking good in Florida (Rick Scott, not so much)

Part one of the new Quinnipiac poll, from yesterday: Floridians are not feeling Rick Scott. Part two, today: President Obama and Bill Nelson are in good shape in the sunshine state.

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Filed for future reference: the 40 Senators who voted for vouchercare **UPDATE: Krauthammer warns GOP

You’ll be seeing this list a lot, I suspect, as we head into 2012. Hell, you’ll probably see it in 2014, too.

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