Tag Archives: Alex Sink

Saturday clicks: Palin mojo shifts to Rubio; how Murray got over; and Jobs, jobs, jobs!

Here’s a bit of what’s crackling in the world while you’re enjoying your Saturday. The Economist says Sarah Palin has lost some of her mojo, having lost more elections with her endorsements than she won, including, it seems, in Alaska. … Continue reading

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Alex Sink: meet the mirror. You lost because of YOU, and your state party (**UPDATED**)

I wasn’t going to do any more retrospectives on the 2010 election, because I’m already on to the business of how we progressives move forward. But if there’s one thing I hate in politics, it’s people pointing the finger at … Continue reading

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Qpoll has Sink up 4, but race volatile

I’ll bet the Quinnipiac people wish they released their polls on time after getting themselves stuck with a sentence like this: “Although the governor’s race remains very close, CFO Alex Sink has had a good week,” said Peter A. Brown, … Continue reading

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Attention Rick Scott: cheating’s really not a good issue for you

The St. Pete Times offers some much needed context to the now officially “overblown even more than Juan Williams is milking his firing” textgate dust-up. Short version: when you’re the king of Medicare fraud, you really aren’t the right person … Continue reading

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Obama, Meek, Sink make joint appeal to black FL voters

Kendrick Meek and Alex Sink were joined by President Barack Obama on a conference call with African-American clergy, political and community leaders Wednesday, the first time Sink, Kendrick Meek and President Barack Obama have appeared together since August (though at … Continue reading

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Peter Schorsch has frekin’ had it (with the Florida Democratic Party)

From the desk of Saint Petersblog: “I just can’t believe we are losing to this guy!” How often over the last decade have we heard this complaint out of the mouth of a Democratic candidate. “I just can’t believe we … Continue reading

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Come on, people! Alex Sink fires aide over Textgate

How is it that Republicans can take a barely literate woman from Alaska, doll her up and slap a $150,000 wardrobe on her, put her on Fox News and get the entire media to believe that not only is her … Continue reading

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Remainders: Rick Scott, Ave Maria, and if you take the bullet train

One of the issues that came up in the CNN debate between Rick Scott and Alex Sink (otherwise known as three men versus a lady…) was whether Scott as governor would turn down $300 million in federal funding for high … Continue reading

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Mea maxima culpa: Sink to apologize for NAACP no-show

Maybe it’s just me … but it probably would have been easier to just go to the forum…

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The ‘just give me my damned check!’ election

Two paragraphs that kind of sum up the 2010 electorate, from the Miami Herald, whose new small-sample poll shows Rick Scott just ahead of Alex Sink: Among the undecided voters is Karen Reed, a 55-year-old from the Orange County suburbs. … Continue reading

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