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Connie Mack raisin’ direct-mail $ for Charlie Crist

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From the Reid Report, one of my favorite sites: Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy III, better known as Connie Mack, the respected Republican who used to occupy the seat now held by Bill Nelson (trivia point: his son is a U.S. Congressman and is married to Sonny Bono’s widow… just thought you should know that …) isn’t pulling a John Cornyn by backing away from his endorsement last year of Charlie Crist. Mack has ok’d a fundraising letter on behalf of the…

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Human Events: The Other George LeMieux

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From Human Events: Florida Gov. Charles Crist’s appointment of his closest political associate, unknown George Lemieux, to the Senate may cause some harm to Crist’s own bid for the same Senate seat next year. Two weeks ago Crist made the appointment to fill out the remaining sixteen months of the term of fellow Republican Mel Martinez (who had resigned his Senate seat) the warning signs are clearly in sight. At first, supporters of the moderate Crist’s primary opponent, former Florida…

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Florida 2010: A Senate Odyssey

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A few articles or posts worth reading: In case Republican primary voters have forgotten that Gov. Charlie Crist stood with Democratic President Obama in Fort Myers to promote a $787 billion Democratic stimulus package, Crist’s GOP Senate primary rival Marco Rubio notes that today is the half-year anniversary of the event. Jason Wetherington, the young Republican staffer who boasted to numerous witnesses of having an affair with Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and was recently featured in the movie Outrage, has…

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Can Rick Baker win with the ‘stache?

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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Rick Baker and what he will do after his term in office runs out in 2009. I have to admit he’s done an admirable job as the first real strong mayor, presiding over a prosperous, progressive period in St. Petersburg’s history. I don’t know if that translates into a statewide position, but there is one way he could instantly improve his chances if he decides to run for Chief Financial Officer in 2010.…

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