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Video: Columnist Mark Shields recounts story of Charlie Crist at White House telling President Obama that ‘the Stimulus was the right thing to do’

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On the News Hour with Jim Lehrer, columnist Mark Shields recounted a very interesting story of Charlie Crist being at the White House and telling the President and his fellow Governors that ‘the stimulus was the right thing to do.’  Here is the transcript: “It’s interesting. Charlie Crist did something at the private meeting, dinner, with the governors at the White House, which is totally off record. And he stood up in front of all the governors.” PBS’ JIM LEHRER:…

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Jeb Bush pens op-ed for Atlanta Journal Constitution defending philosophy on education

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I wonder why none of the Florida’s papers reprint Jeb’s op-ed, which originally appeared in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, defending his philosophy on education reform.  An excerpt: Right now, the No. 1 issue facing America’s governors is the economy. In the short term, the focus, rightly, is on creating jobs and spurring growth to get our economy back on track. But nothing matters more to our long-term economic health and stability than the quality of education in classrooms today. The challenges are clear. The high-wage jobs…

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