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    Email Insights: Charlie Crist says he’s never met a canvasser for Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist asks supporters a simple question: Have they ever met anyone who would willingly spending a Saturday to knock on doors for Rick Scott? Crist writes that he has not, and he doesn’t think you have, either. What the Democratic candidate refers to...

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    Welcome to FCAT week! The Florida story on why testing matters

    Remember those required college courses where you could take the “same” class from any number of different professors? I was in one of those, a lower-level course on American government that had multiple sections. The course was...

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    After a week on the job, Eric Conrad no longer a spokesperson for Charlie Crist’s campaign

    I should have known something was up when Eric Conrad abruptly cancelled a coffee meeting set for Thursday morning. Conrad has left his spokesperson position with Charlie Crist’s gubernatorial campaign a little more than a week after...

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    Florida Supreme Court denies review of trauma center case

    In the legal and political battle over trauma centers statewide, HCA Health Care suffered a serious setback when the Florida Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal filed by the health-care chain over continued operation of facilities...

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    Carlos Curbelo added to NRCC’s “Young Guns” program

    The National Republican Congressional Committee is adding seven new House GOP candidates to the “Contender” level of its Young Guns program, including  Carlos Curbelo, running against Democratic Rep. Joe Garcia in Florida’s 26th Congressional District. This designates the...

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    Conservative Thelma Rohan qualifies by petition for HD 6

    Conservative candidate Thelma Rohan announced on Thursday that her campaign qualified for the ballot by petition in the House District 6 race. The former Bay County School Board member and current Bay County State GOP Committeewoman surpassed...

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  • Eugenio Derbez, Satcha Pretto
    Tango & Cash: Rick Scott helps Univision’s “Fusion” get off ground

    Call it Gov. Rick Scott’s version of “Tango & Cash.” The Republican made a splash in Miami last year when he pledged $5 million in state money to help launch the new youth-oriented Fusion network. A product of ABC-Univision,...

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    Glen Gilzean endorses Chris Latvala for House District 67

    HD 67 hopeful Chris Latvala today announced the endorsement of former Pinellas County School Board member Glen Gilzean. In endorsing Chris, Gilzean stated, “Chris Latvala will be laser focused on ways to provide a top notch education environment...

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    Lizbeth Benacquisto to vote today in CD 19 special election

    Special elections are notorious for one thing – abbreviated campaign schedules. No different was the struggle to determine the Republican choice for former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel’s seat. The primary campaign may have been fleeting – Radel...

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    Today on Context Florida: Federal judges, Tax Day, transparency and FHSAA

    Today on Context Florida: The McCutcheon v. FEC Supreme Court decision, according to Mark Ferrulo, erodes our democracy by allowing even more rampant influence-buying and corruption of the political process by the rich and powerful. Our federal judiciary also...

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