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Sunday’s editorial pages from Florida’s newspapers

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St. Petersburg Times – Big money drowns out other voices: Floridians are just learning how quickly first-time candidates with deep pockets, no political experience, no record on public issues and no resume of public service can game the system. By November, it should be even clearer why voters should reject the effort to kill public campaign financing in this state — and why the Supreme Court is headed in the wrong direction. Miami Herald – Protect Florida, hold BP accountable: Florida…

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Sunday’s editorial pages from Florida’s newspapers

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St. Petersburg Times – Big money drowns out other voices: Floridians are just learning how quickly first-time candidates with deep pockets, no political experience, no record on public issues and no resume of public service can game the system. By November, it should be even clearer why voters should reject the effort to kill public campaign financing in this state — and why the Supreme Court is headed in the wrong direction. Miami Herald – Protect Florida, hold BP accountable: Florida…

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Kendrick Meek: ‘BP will not sleep’

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Kendrick Meek — who is seeing Charlie Crist poach some Democratic voters — Wednesday addressed a group of liberal activists, vowing to hold BP accountable for the mess in the Gulf. “I will tell you tell you, as long as I have a voting card, BP will not sleep well because they know there’s a 6′ 3″ 250-pound member of Congress that’s thinking about them and will make them accountable in this disaster,” Meek said to applause. Continue reading here.

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Kendrick Meek: ‘BP will not sleep’

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Kendrick Meek — who is seeing Charlie Crist poach some Democratic voters — Wednesday addressed a group of liberal activists, vowing to hold BP accountable for the mess in the Gulf. “I will tell you, as long as I have a voting card, BP will not sleep well because they know there’s a 6′ 3″ 250-pound member of Congress that’s thinking about them and will make them accountable in this disaster,” Meek said to applause. Continue reading here.

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