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Progress Florida poll: Climate change top issue for Floridians

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Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. Climate Change. That should sufficiently annoy Gov. Rick Scott, who is accused of directing state employees in various departments, particularly the Florida Department of Environmental Protection,  not to use the term “climate change.” The group Progress Florida has requested a trove of emails between Scott and the FDEP related to…

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President Obama: Gulf spill ‘echoes 9/11’

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Sounding reflective as he heads into a bruising electoral season, President Barack Obama told POLITICO columnist Roger Simon that the Gulf disaster “echoes 9/11” because it will change the nation’s psyche for years to come. Obama — facing mounting criticism of his handling of the BP gusher, even from longtime allies — vowed to make a “bold” push for a new energy law even as the calamity continues to unfold. And he said he will use the rest of his presidency to…

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President Obama: Gulf spill ‘echoes 9/11’

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Sounding reflective as he heads into a bruising electoral season, President Barack Obama told POLITICO columnist Roger Simon that the Gulf disaster “echoes 9/11” because it will change the nation’s psyche for years to come. Obama — facing mounting criticism of his handling of the BP gusher, even from longtime allies — vowed to make a “bold” push for a new energy law even as the calamity continues to unfold. And he said he will use the rest of his presidency to…

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Charlie Crist on ‘Face the Nation’: BP spill should be a wake-up call

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From CBS News: As President Barack Obama prepares to head back to the Gulf states on Monday to get a personal update on what’s being done concerning the oil spill, Florida Governor Charlie Crist says state crews are doing everything they can to be ready for the worst. Speaking to Bob Schieffer on CBS’s “Face the Nation” from the shore of Seagrove on Sunday morning, Governor Charlie Crist said while the impact from the BP spill has been limited up…

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Charlie Crist on ‘Face the Nation’: BP spill should be a wake-up call

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From CBS News: As President Barack Obama prepares to head back to the Gulf states on Monday to get a personal update what’s being done concerning the oil spill, Florida Governor Charlie Crist says state crews are doing everything they can to be ready for the worst. Speaking to Bob Schieffer on CBS’s “Face the Nation” for the shore of Seagrove on Sunday morning, Governor Charlie Crist said while the impact from the BP spill has been limited up to…

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What does Charlie Crist stand for? His website says a lot…

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After a weekend in which Charlie Crist earned the endorsement of Florida’s teachers, but not the AFL-CIO, and saw him position himself to go after the backing of the Sierra Club, even the governor’s most ardent supporters have to wonder what will Crist not do to gain a political advantage.  Crist is certainly enjoying his newfound Independent status, but have his core beliefs changed? Not according to his website, at least. Take a look at the meta-tags in the source…

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Pinellas Realtors explain endorsements

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Is this going to be one of the new trends this election season, in which organizations explain their endorsements? Sierra Club explained why it endorsed Scott Wagman for St. Petersburg Mayor; now the Pinellas Realtors are explaining (albeit with several spelling errors I had to correct) the endorsement they made last week in the City Council races: District 2: James Kennedy – Kennedy earned the committee’s recommendation because of his commitment to growth management planning as well as his overall…

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