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Crist To Run For Senate In 2010?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in crist, Florida, Senate

Popular Republican governor Charlie Crist is set to announce whether or not he’ll try to join the federal government, but sources are already saying it’s a done deal. From Politico: Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) will be announcing Tuesday that he will be running for the Senate, according to a source close to the governor, […]

May 11th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Once Again, GOP Governors Support Stimulus Plan

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Florida, Republicans, Video

Maybe you think their claims are overblown, but something tells me that they wouldn’t be spending political capital if they didn’t really need the money. Because we’re talking about unemployment that’s approaching the double digits in bigger states like California and Florida and unemployment numbers (which is the better gauge of how folks are doing) […]

February 4th, 2009 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

ANP (VIDEO): Fed Lends Two Trillion Without Oversight

By American News Project | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Bailouts, Bloomberg, Congress, D.C., Dodd, Economic recovery, Economy, Film, Florida, United States, Wall Street, Washington, WTF?

If you thought $700 billion was a lot of money, well.. It is. But $2 trillion is.. ridiculous. This is Danielle Ivory from ANP. Congress and the new administration have been focusing their attention on strengthening oversight for the Treasury’s TARP program, but meanwhile few are paying any attention to the Federal Reserve. Since September, […]

January 30th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Swing State Open Seats Could Stay With Republicans

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Florida, Missouri, Ohio, Republicans, Senate

With the announced retirement of Republican Senators Mel Martinez (FL), Kit Bond (MO) and George Voinovich (OH), 2010 could be a tough year for the GOP in these three swing states. But the outlook isn’t all bad. In 2008, Republicans had a difficult time finding candidates who could compete for open seats. This time around, […]

January 14th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Jeb Bush: No 2010 Run

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bush, Florida

Proving once again that he’s the wiser son, Jeb puts to rest rumors that he’ll run for the Senate. From AP: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Gov. Jeb Bush says he won’t run for the U.S. Senate in 2010 to replace the retiring Mel Martinez. Bush made the announcement Tuesday, saying “now is not the […]

January 6th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Mark Foley Is Back

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Congress, Florida, History, Sexuality, Video

He talks about the tragic fact that he was molested by a priest when he was a child, but I still don’t understand why is he’s bringing it up now. After all, he already talked about this back in 2006. Watch it for yoursef… Ultimately he may want to get back into politics in whatever […]

November 12th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Will Win Florida

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Florida

Counties that went for Bush are going for Obama so he’ll get the Sunshine State and its 27 electoral votes. James Joyner thinks so too. And then it’s REALLY, REALLY, REALLY over. Tweet

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

More Good Signs From Florida For Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Florida, Polls

Again, Ambinder has the numbers… Bush won the huge swing county of Pinellas — Sarasota area — by a narrow margin in 2004. Obama won it by 8 pts in 2008 — 35,000 votes. Bush won Seminole County in central Florida with ease; Obama’s leading McCain with half of the vote in. In the very […]

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Florida Exit Polling Favors Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Florida, McCain, Polls

From Ambinder… Hispanics (projected to be 13% of the electorate in 2008) are giving Obama a 10 point margin; Bush won Hispanics in Florida by 12 points in 2004. Seniors seem to be breaking more heavily in favor of John McCain. Obama has a narrow edge among women; the two are tied among men in […]

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

NBC: Obama Up In NV, CO, VA, FL, PA. McCain Up In MO, NC, OH.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Colorado, Florida, McCain, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Polls, Virginia

And actually, just to give you a preview of my election night prediction…this is pretty close to what I’m thinking. First, the Obama leads… Florida: Obama +2 Obama: 47% McCain: 45% Virginia: Obama +3 Obama: 47% McCain: 44% Pennsylvania: Obama +4 Obama: 47% McCain: 43% Nevada: Obama +4 Obama: 47% McCain: 43% Colorado Obama +5 […]

November 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »