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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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Bud Chiles launches Gov campaign with a pretty good web video

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From the Crowley Political Report: Bud Chiles’ nascent independent campaign for governor has launched a website – walkwithbud.com, started a Facebook page and completed its first campaign video. The video is narrated by Chiles with frequent cuts to him walking around Florida. “My walk has also made me realize how state government has broken its bond with you,” Chiles says. “How it has turned its back on those it was created to serve. And the reason is money. I was…

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