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Chris Smith (New Jersey Politician)

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  • Central Florida is ‘Ground Zero’ for legislative races

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Central Florida can now officially gird itself for a campaign-season, paid-media bloodbath. Friday was the deadline for state and federal candidates to file their qualifying paperwork, and the Metro Orlando region is poised to host the...
  • Lawmakers make rounds on talks shows on Trayvon Martin

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers are making the rounds on national news channels to discuss the Trayvon Martin House Democratic Leader Designate Perry Thurston appeared on MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell last night to talk about Gov....
  • AIF endorsements skip over most hotly contested Central Florida races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest. The group's...
  • Florida’s million-dollar club: A Cross, a Mouse, sugar cane and shopping carts

     
    TALLAHASSEE — They are some of the biggest brand names in Florida politics, and this summer they're pumping millions of dollars into a myriad of stealthy political funds — all with the aim of influencing the outcome of a few key legislative...
  • Gaetz: Counties to blame for election fallout?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — New Senate President Don Gaetz wants to usher in ethics reform and greater health-care access, but he also pledged Tuesday to get to the bottom of this month's election fiasco — and he is pointing a finger at South Florida...
  • New diverse faces, challenges, emerge in Tallahassee

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature's new class of legislators are taking the oath in Tallahassee today, and a host of challenges await them. All told, 44 new House members and 15 new senators are taking office, some new and some re-treads. In the...
  • Human rights activists doubt China will protect Chen Guangcheng

     
    Human rights activists cast doubt Wednesday on whether China would hold to its assurances to protect escaped dissident Chen Guangcheng, worried for his safety after his departure from the U.S. Embassy....
  • Monday Morning Reads:Courts, guns and lawyers

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Monday. Apologies for the late post, so without further fanfare, here are the top five stories we're reading this morning. * SunRail could create 100,000 jobs over time, the Orlando Sentinel writes. * The Trayvon...
  • LG Carroll: ‘Mischaracterization’ to say task force is unbalanced

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Lieutenant Gov. Jennifer Carroll kicked off the first meeting of Gov. Rick Scott's public safety task force on the defense. “It is a mischaracterization for anyone to presume this task force is not balanced,” Carroll said....
  • NAACP objects to court-ordered ‘dismantling’ of minority Senate seats

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Much as it has since the beginning, the legal mandate to preserve minority political districts is going to play a central role in the court fight over the Florida Legislature's once-a-decade redistricting process. The Florida Supreme...
  • Roe vs. Wade: 38 years after the legal decision, the social argument rages

     
    Roe v Wade, Roe vs Wade, 38 years after, pro-choice and pro-life sides still argue....
  • Women's rights: Let's abort the bills proposed by Christopher H. Smith, Joe Pitts and Mike Pence

     
    I was riveted by Hanna Rosin's July/August cover story for the Atlantic Monthly, "The End of Men," about how women came to outpace men in a post-Industrial America. I read it twice, and forced everyone I know to read it......