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House Speaker Steve Crisafulli apologizes for Matt Gaetz’s tweet

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House Speaker Steve Crisafulli late Thursday night apologized for a controversial Twitter post made by state Rep. Matt Gaetz. Crisafulli said he “does not condone the Tweet by @MattGaetz. He is an agitator, yes, but not a racist. Please accept my apology to those offended.” Gaetz started a Twitter war Thursday afternoon after remarking that the Senate Democrats’ lawsuit filed at the Florida Supreme Court “rea(d) like it was researched and drafted by Sen. Joyner and spell checked by Sen. Bullard.” It’s not…

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Today on Context Florida: Debbie Wasserman Schultz, negative editorials, Gunshine Staters and development projects

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Today on Context Florida: Everyone seems to be completely blowing off Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s candidacy and thinks her chances of winning a 2016 Senate race. At the risk commendation to outlier status for eternity, Peter Schorsch makes the case for her. Benjamin Franklin delivered the line, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Were he alive today, Steve Crisafulli believes Franklin would amend his short list of inevitabilities with a declaration that Florida Republicans…

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