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Category Archives: Florida
A CBSNews/YouGov poll taken before Donald Trump’s debate meltdown on February 13 gave him 42 percent of the vote. He won last night’s South Carolina primary with 32.5 percent. A win is a win, but percentages matter. Trump still has … Continue reading
A creepy robocall from a PAC supporting Ted Cruz targeted Donald Trump on Thursday night for his dry and inconclusive statement about the Confederate battle flag. Writing for MSNBC, Vaughn Hillyard has this: Courageous Conservatives, the pro-Cruz super PAC who … Continue reading
Last evening POLITICO printed a story from Florida-based journalist Marc Caputo that staffers from Jeb Bush’s campaign were shopping their resumes. Several Jeb Bush campaign workers are already shopping their résumés with Florida political consultants as expectations mount inside his … Continue reading
From Jeremy Peters in the New York Times: During his swing across the state on Thursday — which started at a resort near Hilton Head and ended at a Christian school outside Greenville — Mr. Rubio was as biting about … Continue reading
From Daniel Halper in the Weekly Standard: Florida governor Jeb Bush received 5,165 votes in Iowa. His vote total constitutes 2.8 percent of the Republican turnout, placing him in sixth place in the Iowa caucus. Yet no candidate in either … Continue reading
When Jeb Bush’s go-to political hit man Mike Murphy began unleashing the hounds on Marco Rubio, it’s fair to wonder if any of the state republican pols who backed Bush’s presidential run were horrified. If so, they’ve been silent. What … Continue reading
While Lutz republican senator John Legg is justifiably being complemented by many teachers this morning for the improvements to Florida’s test-based accountability system he managed in SB 616, he subtly revealed that Jeb Bush still holds far too much sway … Continue reading
Nobody really knew that Tampa republican senator Tom Lee felt as he did on Florida’s high-stakes testing regime until yesterday when he took to the senate floors made these comments during debate on SB 616: Senator Lee: We’ve gotten an … Continue reading
Chatter from the Florida Senate was unusually quite over the weekend for a bill which would take in the most oxygen on the floor this week. Perhaps it’s because even senators aren’t sure what’s going on. From Lynn Hatter for … Continue reading