Tag Archives: Miami

Rick Scott campaign blocks reporter for interviewing candidate’s mother

First off, let me just assure you that Michael Putney, the chief political reporter from Channel 10 in Miami is one of the nicest, most professional gentleman you would ever meet in any profession, and one of the best journalists … Continue reading

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Midday clicks: Jeff Greene’s campaign manager out, more Mad Mel, and Marc Sarnoff: worst person in the world

Shakeup on aisle five… Jeff Greene’s campaign manager is out. The new manager comes to Team Greene from the House of Graham. For Florida politicos: Michael Bender is live-tweeting the Smoke Monster v. Bil McCollum’s matching funds hearing. A new … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Miami mugs Cleveland, Uncle Luke hearts Kagan

Bored by the LeBronathon? The Miami New Times did the one live-blog that mattered. And they serve up this handy primer on Miami. Okay, maybe one last word (or two: never again.) BTW, if you want Heat season tickets, you’re … Continue reading

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Police escort Rivera opponent out of Miami GOP meeting

This is your Miami Republican Party. State Rep. David Rivera, who won the chairmanship by a single vote, and who wishes to be sent to Washington as the Congressman representing District 25 (formerly held by Mario Diaz Balart, who abandoned … Continue reading

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Carrie Meek support presser: word from my spies **UPDATE**

I couldn’t make the press conference being held by the pastor of Mount Tabor Baptist Church to push back on what they call unfair attacks on former Congresswoman Carrie Meek, but I do have eyes on the ground. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Today’s column: a tale of two tea parties

Sharing the op-ed page with George Will again today (he inadvertently makes the perfect argument for legalizing marijuana in his review of a book sitting in my Amazon.com delivery box right now: “Last Call”…) In my column this week, I … Continue reading

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Carrie Meek defenders going on offense

From the in-box: a group of supporters of former Congresswoman Carrie Meek are hitting back at unnamed parties they say are attacking her character. A spokesman for the church behind the release (Mount Tabor Baptist Church, where Mrs. Meek is … Continue reading

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Black Democratic group that endorsed Greene unchartered

The Black Democratic organization that endorsed Jeff Greene for the U.S. Senate is not an officially chartered Democratic group, the local party confirmed today. As I reported yesterday, the Liberty City Democratic Network Club, whose president and vice president issued … Continue reading

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P.M. clicks: Miami being Miami, Steele still in place, but out of power

If like me, you’ve been dodging that blasted rain all day and not sitting in front of a computer or TV, here’s some of what you missed … In Miami, Commissioner Marc Sarnoff is proving you don’t have to be … Continue reading

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(Video) Greene in the hood: Liberty City Stack-attack, and ‘you people’

As promised, some video from Jeff Greene’s Liberty City appearance, organized by the newly formed Democratic group that endorsed him last week. In these two clips, taken after his stump speech, Greene lays into Kendrick Meek over the Stackhouse mess … Continue reading

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