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  • Supreme Court justices cruise to merit retention wins

     
    TALLAHASSEE – An unprecedented partisan challenge to the merit retention of the last three Democrat-appointed Florida Supreme Court justices was soundly defeated Tuesday. Justices Barbara Pariente, Fred Lewis, and Peggy Quince cruised to victory...
  • Koch brothers group slams Scott, Weatherford, Gaetz

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Americans for Prosperity, the Koch brothers-backed conservative lobby group, is slamming Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders Will Weatherford and Don Gaetz for remarks saying they needed to move forward to implement the...
  • Surprise! Americans for Prosperity doesn’t like Obamacare

     
    The folks at Americans for Prosperity — the David Koch-supported group that poured millions of dollars into ads in Florida in a fruitless effort to deny re-election to President Barack Obama and  Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson – is now...
  • Corbett: Feds can run PA health insurance exchange.

     
    Pennsylvania will allow the federal government to step in and run the health insurance exchange mandated by the federal healthcare act, the Corbett administration announced Wednesday. Facing a Friday deadline on whether to set up the exchanges that...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warmup.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The cliches have been test-driven. The soundbites have been refined. And the themes have been articulated. And, most importantly, conventioneers have supped on food and gorged on tchotkes paid for by the gigantic...
  • One more reason PA might not be a battleground state this year: Conservative groups pull their ads.

     
    This one comes from the AP: "Mitt Romney's allies have pulled their advertising from Pennsylvania and Michigan while redoubling efforts in other battleground states. The move indicates that at least for now, efforts by outside groups to help Romney...
  • Democrats Reopen Special Interest Money Spigot

    Only eight years ago, Democratic legislators were patting themselves on the backs for enacting the strongest campaign finance laws in the country — reforms that created a firewall between lobbyists, state contractors and state politicians and...
  • Casey, Toomey on Senate committee that will investigate IRS next week

    Casey, Toomey on Senate committee that will investigate IRS next week
    Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators sit on the powerful tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, which will begin its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups at a hearing on Tuesday. Republicans and Democrats are...
  • The Great Omission of Climate from the 2012 Election

    The Great Omission of Climate from the 2012 Election
    I just got done endorsing PBS’s “Frontline” a few weeks ago, and what do you know: they become basically the only media outlet to shed light on the connection between well-financed right-wing groups and the veritable disappearance of...
  • New Jersey Gas Station Offers Cheap Thrill: $1.84 a Gallon Deal

    New Jersey Gas Station Offers Cheap Thrill: $1.84 a Gallon Deal
    JERSEY CITY (WPIX) -- New Jersey drivers were lined up at the pump for hours this morning, when one local gas station offered fuel for $1.84 per gallon to the first 150 customers. To avoid a traffic nightmare at the inbound Holland Tunnel, police...
  • Tight presidential race may come down to knocking on doors

    Tight presidential race may come down to knocking on doors
    After billions of dollars spent, more than a million advertisements aired and hundreds of thousands of new voters registered in key states, this is how close elections are won: volunteers amped up on too much coffee and too little sleep, trudging from...
  • Obama 'Willing to Compromise a Little' on Fiscal Cliff

    Obama 'Willing to Compromise a Little' on Fiscal Cliff
    Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American. Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...