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Florida Bulldog, tenacious watcher of the watchmen, celebrates its seventh anniversary

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Uber-real estate developer and all-’round power broker Armando Codina once threatened to punch the aggressive and highly decorated investigative reporter Dan Christensen in the face. Today, Codina is among a growing number of donors to Florida Bulldog, the investigative reporting website Christensen founded in 2009, when he became one of the casualties of one of the Miami Herald’s newsroom purges. Movers and shakers like Codina may not always like the impertinent questions posed by reporters like Christensen, but they understand that democracy cannot survive without a…

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Rand Paul super PAC attacks Jeb Bush as ‘Bailout Bush’

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With a new poll showing Jeb Bush gaining support and Rand Paul losing it with some GOP primary voters, the Kentucky senator’s Super PAC is now attacking the former Florida governor as “Bailout Bush” in a new digital ad and website (though as of this morning that website is up but hasn’t been constructed yet). America’s Liberty PAC’s ad is over the top, a parody of an infomercial with a salesman hyping a doll named “Bailout Jeb Bush.” The ad makes reference to Bush…

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