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Poll: Support for Donald Trump remains strong

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Donald Trump may have the best chance of getting elected president, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. The poll found 56 percent of Republican-leaning voters said Trump had the best chance of getting elected in November 2016, followed by  Ted Cruz with 17 percent. No other candidate cracked double digits when asked which Republican candidate had the best chance of winning in November. The poll, released Tuesday, shows Trump leads the Republican field with 37 percent support. Cruz…

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NextGen Climate brings Rick Scott’s gag order on climate change to the GOP presidential race

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A report published over the weekend says that under Rick Scott, officials with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection have been banned from using the terms “global warming,” and “climate change.” The story has received massive media attention in the past 48 hours. Never one to let bypass an opportunity, NextGen Climate is seizing on the apparent censoring to ask fellow Florida Republicans (and potential presidential candidates) Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio to respond to the report, and put them on the spot as to…

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Kendrick Meek featured in must-read ABC News story: Top spots still elusive for black candidates

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Very interesting read from ABC News: The theory was that Barack Obama’s election as president in 2008 signaled a new era for black candidates trying to win statewide contests for senator or governor. Now, Rep. Kendrick Meek is struggling with the reality… Meek, 6-foot-3 and with the steady demeanor of the state trooper he once was, is upbeat. “I’m comfortable playing the role of David,” he says in an interview in a quiet corner of a hotel lobby here, his brown tooled…

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MGM delays ‘Red Dawn’

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As you know MGM is in a bad financial situation, and it’s affecting the development of some pretty big films such as Bond 23, and The Hobbit, which Guillermo Del Toro recently walked away from. Now the remake to Red Dawn has fallen to the evil curse of MGM. Right now the studio is being run by creditors, which means every decision they make comes down to money. According to The LA Times Red Dawn has been delayed until the financial problems are solved.…

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Poll: Response to oil spill worse than handling of Hurricane Katrina

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ABC NEWS reports Americans by more than 2-1 support pursuit of criminal charges in the nation’s worst oil spill, with increasing numbers calling it a major environmental disaster, eight in 10 criticizing the way BP’s handled it — and the federal government’s own response rated worse than it was in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  Continue reading here.

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Marco Rubio featured on ‘Nightline’ tonight

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Charlie Crist will announce his plan to leave the Republican Party today and run as an Independent in the U.S. Senate race, according to reports. The reason he’s leaving, poll-leading Republican opponent Marco Rubio, will receive a national showcase on Thursday’s “Nightline.” “Nightline” co-anchor Terry Moran will interview Rubio in Coral Gables tomorrow. ABC News said that Moran also will ask the Cuban-American candidate “about Arizona’s proposed immigration law, the economic stimulus, the Tea Party movement, and what his candidacy says…

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