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  • Negative campaigning often works, but sometimes backfires

     
    Anyone who turns on a television, especially during a local news show, gets a dose of negative campaigning. With high stakes, the Jeff Greene-Kendrick Meek contest for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate and the Bill McCollum-Rick Scott contest for....
  • LeMieux to Crist: Return GOP contributions

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida U.S. Sen. George LeMieux implied on Tuesday that his old friend and confidant Charlie Crist should return campaign contributions to Republican donors who gave to him before he became an...
  • McCollum: I am staying out of governor’s race

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Attorney General Bill McCollum told WESH-2 over the weekend that unlike when he held out an endorsement after losing his U.S. Senate primary to Mel Martinez in 2004, he won't be backing Republican gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott...
  • CNN poll: Florida Senate a toss-up, Sink leading Scott 49-42

     
    A new CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corporation poll is showing Florida's three-way U.S. Senate race a toss-up, while Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Alex Sink sits with a slight, 49 percent-to-42 percent edge over Republican nominee Rick Scott. Republican...
  • Billy Collins, Terry Teachout kick of Winter Park Institute’s season

     
    The Winter Park Institute (WPI) kicks off its third season of seminars, lectures, readings, master classes, performances, open discussions and exhibits (whew!) on Sunday, Sept. 19. As usual, the event is  free and open to the public.  It takes plac...
  • Florida GOP turns out for Adams, Webster

     
    WASHINGTON — If Congress was a high school (which doesn’t seem like a stretch sometimes) then a fundraising event planned for Thursday night would be the equivalent of a Florida Republican pep rally, aimed at generating support for two rookies...
  • Get over it! Jeb will make a fine senator.

    Bob Graham went from governor to U.S. senator, to the benefit of Florida and the nation, and now Jeb Bush may follow suit. If Jeb runs and wins, the collective Senate IQ no doubt would go up substantially. Given the recent performance of the...
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  • Florida ready for federal stimulus cash, officials tell Gov. Charlie Crist

    Florida has lists of "shovel ready" transportation and environmental projects that can swiftly put federal stimulus funds to work, state officials Monday told Gov. Charlie Crist. The governor urged his newly formed Federal Stimulus Working Group to...
  • Down to basics: Q & A about offshore drilling

    Florida uses more gasoline than all but a few states, but its modest collection of oil wells contributes little to the nation's energy supply. Although gas prices have declined from their highs of the past few months, drivers are still demanding relief,...
  • Florida getting love

    It seems like just yesterday that Florida was being shunned by the national Democratic Party like someone with real bad hygiene problems. No candidates. No political advertising. No delegates. Definitely no love. Now, just months later, we have received...
  • Thursday's Republican National Convention schedule

    A schedule of speeches and program activities for Thursday's Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.: Program starts at 4 p.m. PT. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. PT --Speakers: Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma; Erik Paulsen; Jay Love; Charlie Summers; Aaron...