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  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with John McCarron and Kristen McQueary, Chicago...
  • Who’s paying for those fliers and ads? Disney, FPL, GEO Group, assorted m/billionaires

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With heated legislative primaries going full-steam in Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville, we thought we'd go back and take a minute to highlight who some of the biggest financiers of these campaigns turned out to be. For the last quarter,...
  • Super PAC supporting Connie Mack IV for Senate gets Adelson $1 million

     
    Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who has given millions of dollars to super PACS supporting Republican presidential candidates, has kicked in for the Florida U.S. Senate race — $1 million for a PAC supporting U.S. Rep. Connie Mack, according to a...
  • Huizenga, Adelson, Donald Trump and John Morgan (?!) pump money to Scott committee

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Tapping major players in Florida politics, a committee closely aligned with Gov. Rick Scott collected $2.85 million in contributions during the past three months, a new report shows. The...
  • Politico: Vegas casino mogul gives $1 mil to PAC that endorsed Mack

     
    Sheldon Adelson, the Vegas casino mogul who almost single-handedly kept Newt Gingrich's presidential candidacy alive and recently said he was giving $10 million to a  super PAC that's supporting Mitt Romney, is giving $1 million to the superPac that's...
  • At least he had some great facial hair

     
    By Megan Crepeau When Clark wanted to become senator, he figured the easiest way to do it was to get out his checkbook. Literally. He bought the votes of the Montana state legislature for the 1898 election for about $140,000.......
  • LV Sands owner as Person of the Year?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Sheldon Adelson's company has spent a lot of time in Florida the past few years trying to persuade lawmakers to open Florida's markets to destination casinos, including Las Vegas Sands. But nationally, he's getting quite the reputation...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: State university faculty frustrated on contract talks.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running a little late this morning, so we'll just dive right into a quick round- up of the day's political headlines. Think of this of the ADHD version of Capitol Ideas, which already has......
  • 'Super PAC' in mayor's race draws money from powerful GOP donor

     
    The "super PAC" formed to support the L.A. mayoral bid of Republican candidate Kevin James brought in just $200,000 last year, according to disclosure forms filed with city officials on Thursday. But it ushered into the orbit of city politics one of the...
  • Courting Jewish voters, presidential candidates tout support for Israel

    Courting Jewish voters, presidential candidates tout support for Israel
    It began like a hailstorm and hasn't let up. First, spirited sniping over Israel between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney during their Boca Raton debate. Then came the Democratic and Republican surrogates, intensifying protracted efforts...
  • No, no, no -- both sides are not equally to blame

    This is the political season. So you can expect to hear a lot of lies, and we do. "The stimulus did not create one single job." (John Boehner) "Barack Obama is the most dangerous president in modern history." (Newt Gingrich) "I was a severely conservative...
  • Paul Ryan's faux populism

    Last Friday, Paul Ryan, the presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee, made the most populist speech of this campaign season. "It's the people who are politically connected, it's the people who have access to Washington that get the breaks," he...