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P.M. Clicks: ‘tough interview’ my a…

Good news and bad news in South Africa. The country’s national team pulls off a tie with Mexico in the fist round, but Nelson Mandela loses a granddaughter to a car crash. Condolences. Meanwhile, Carly Fiorina’s crack media analysis aside, … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Kendrick Meek goes on offense

I was going to include some helpful voting-related stuff in morning clicks today, but the geniuses at the White House political shop thought it would be a bloody waste of time. Better to just sit back and let Pat Gaspard … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: the Florida scandal-bag, Rush’s wedding, and why do the tea parties hate defense?

The beaches were beautiful in Fort Lauderdale this weekend. Enjoy them while you can … BTW this was the weekend when El Rushbo married for the 4th time — to a 30-something blonde with champagne tastes and low standards. Wedding … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Crist makes the rounds, Rubio, Meek written up, Rush to wed?

The U.S. economy created 431,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate dipped to 9,7 percent. Apparently, that sucks. The Florida Senate candidates get some love across the mediasphere this morning, with Kendrick Meek’s challenges getting some attention from NPR, … Continue reading

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Morning Clicks: U.S. looking good, Crist feels the love, and a Herald hug for Rubio?

Bad news for wingers: the world likes us better under Obama. Good news for Floridians: the gun nuts and pensioners rally (on the anniversary of the Oklahoma City terror attack, no less…) is happening far away in D.C. (Let’s hope … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Census and sensibilities, Floribama latest, Brown snubs tea parties, Palin

Question of the day in the St. Pete Times: will right wingers de-Census themselves into irrelevancy? This is one boycott I think I can get behind … Meanwhile, the Camelot gang in Tallahassee takes up more issues today, with which … Continue reading

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Midday clicks: disses, retirements, violent teabaggers and more

Having a bit of a late start on blogging today, and I’m headed to Channel 2 to tape “Issues.” (We’ll be talking about Gov. Crist’s gaming compact.) So here’s what’s hot this morning: The pressure on Gov. Charlie Crist to … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: whistling Dixie

Welcome to Florida, where it’s damned hard to find a job, but you can still get a tax break on your yacht … and if you play your cards right, our state’s Republican donors will foot the bill for your … Continue reading

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Midday clicks: Opryland says no more tea, thanks; Pelosi flying high, bad Day

President Obama just signed the healthcare reform “fix-it” bill, to raucus applause from Democratic Party members. Lost in the media shuffle are the equally sweeping changes to student loan funding, which will cut the bank middle man out for millions … Continue reading

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The Monday CW: Obama’s got mo, turning the page from HCR

Conventional wisdom for this week: President Obama continues to shift the narrative away from healthcare. In fact, no major stories on HCR in the news this morning, except for this story with more details on the WaPo/ABC News poll, which … Continue reading

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