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  • Last year's list

    1. Rich Crotty, Orange County mayor 2. John Hitt, UCF president 3. Buddy Dyer, Orlando mayor 4. Mel Martinez, U.S. senator 5. Al Weiss, Walt Disney parks and resorts president 6. Jim Pugh, developer 7. Jim Seneff, CNL Financial Group CEO 8....
  • Win puts McCain on top

    Win puts McCain on top
    John McCain won the Florida Republican primary on Tuesday in a contest that crowned him as the front- runner for his party's presidential nomination and quashed the White House bid of Rudolph W. Giuliani. Mitt Romney finished a disappointing second,...
  • McCain vs. McCain: Oil taxes and drilling

     
    by Mark Silva First he was willing to "look" at a windfall oil profits tax. Now he is against it. First he was for a federal moratorium on off-shore oil-drilling. Now he is for easing it. Sen. John McCain, confronting......
  • Can U.S. still afford oil-drilling bans?

     
    by Frank James Has the U.S. passed the point where it can enjoy the luxury of restricting drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf and even the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? That is clearly the decision that's been made by Sen.......
  • McCain: Veeps he can't have

     
    Time's Swampland, in an item that sounds like it has a kernel of truth, says McCain is frustrated because he can't have his top three vice-presidential choices: He'd like former Pennsylvania Gov./Director of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, but Ridge is......
  • Bernanke: Pricey gas not from chicanery

     
    by Frank James Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke spent much of his time on Capitol Hill today discussing the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac crisis as well as the outlook for the nation's economy. However, in his prepared testimony and......
  • GOP releases full convention roster

     
    by Frank James The Democratic National Convention isn't even half over and already we're looking ahead to next week's Republican version which Republicans have dubbed the "Country First" convention to tie in with the overarching theme of Sen. John McCain'...
  • McCain: 'Ready to lead,' but where?

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL - Not since Democrat John Kerry, a Swift boat commander during the war in Vietnam, stepped onto the stage of his presidential nominating convention four years ago with a salute and said, "I'm John Kerry......
  • McCain to Obama: Chilly shoulder

     
    If McCain doesn't watch it, his temperament is going to emerge as a more visible issue in this race. If it hasn't already. Which is the last thing he needs. It's easier to be gracious when you're ahead. But still.......
  • John McCain: An unwavering resolve

     
    by Jill Zuckman MIAMI -- John McCain was never supposed to be here, holding rallies, waving to supporters, one step from the presidency. His campaign was left for dead during the primaries, and polls have consistently shown him trailing Barack......
  • McCain, fueled by coffee, sees win

     
    by Jill Zuckman TAMPA - Standing outside the Raymond James Stadium where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play, Sen. John McCain stood under a giant pirate banner and fervently proclaimed his optimism. "With this kind of enthusiasm and this kind of......
  • Yes, Virginia, there is a Republican Party

     
    by Mark Silva JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Yes, Virginia, there is a Republican Party. For all the celebration of the electoral landslide that will land President-elect Barack Obama in the White House in January - for all the victories won by......