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Alex Sink calls for independent prosecutor for state GOP scandal

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The Tampa Tribune reports: In an exchange of letters today, State Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink has requested that the investigation of the Florida Republican Party be referred to an independent or a federal prosecutor, and Gov. Charlie Crist says he agrees it should be referred to a federal prosecutor. The exchange is redolent of politics—nearly everyone involved in running for higher office, and has a political stake in the investigation. Sink sent a letter making the request to state…

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Southern Political Report: Charlie Crist-Marco Rubio battle marks the GOP’s ideological divide

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Rush Limbaugh and Gen. Colin Powell campaign against each other on the airwaves. Yet there will be no settling the score between them at the ballot box. To decide their squabble about the definition and direction of the Republican Party, proxies will stand in next year in Florida’s GOP primary for U.S. Senate. Moderate Gov. Charlie Crist is the prohibitive favorite, of course. He has long since made the watershed rite of passage necessary to make his name known to…

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