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  • Mitt Romney cruises to victory in Nevada caucuses

    Mitt Romney cruises to victory in Nevada caucuses
    Mitt Romney romped to a commanding victory Saturday in Nevada's Republican presidential caucuses, posting a second consecutive win and laying an impressive marker in a battleground state both parties will vigorously contest in November. The strong...
  • Super PAC-Man Gobbling Up Voters’ Influence

     
    There is an old saying that “power abhors a vacuum.” Well, super PACs are rushing in to that vacuum with millions of dollars in hopes to take the power to dictate our elections – in particular, your choice of who should be president....
  • McManus: Don't close the GOP show

    We in the mainstream media harbor a dirty little secret: Most of us are rooting for Rick Santorum. It's nothing personal, although Santorum is a reasonably appealing guy. And it's not ideological; most of us aren't yearning for Bible-based social...
  • McManus: No quit in these presidential candidates

    McManus: No quit in these presidential candidates
    Poor Mitt Romney. He won six of 10 states on Super Tuesday, including hotly contested Ohio. He lengthened his lead in the count of delegates who will actually choose the Republican presidential nominee. But he's still a long way from claiming victory....
  • McManus: Campaign 2012's lessons so far

    McManus: Campaign 2012's lessons so far
    It sometimes feels as if the struggle for the Republican presidential nomination has been going on forever, but if you measure the campaign by the number of delegates chosen so far, we're only about 10% done. Much has been made about how the outcome is...
  • Analysis: Romney fails to deliver knockout blow on Super Tuesday

    Analysis: Romney fails to deliver knockout blow on Super Tuesday
    After contests in 22 states, Mitt Romney is still the favorite to become the Republican presidential nominee. He's got the money. He's got the machine. And increasingly, and most importantly, he's got the delegates. But despite a good showing on Super...
  • Save the incredible sinking, leaning Washington Monument

     
    Not only was the Washington Monument damaged in n earthquake last year, but now we learn that it's sinking. And leaning. A nation asks: What would George do?...
  • 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...
  • The battle for destination casinos: A Reader’s Guide

     
    Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami, and Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, have filed their destination casino bill that is sure to bring plenty of lobbyists and campaign donations to the state capital. The bill, which will be one of the most hotly contested...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Mortgages, Vegas and SunPass

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome back to the work week. Here are the top stories from this weekend that you should be reading. * The Orlando Sentinel has a story on the Democrat's weekend convention. From the story: Florida Democrats are...