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Pinellas Stonewall Democrats re-issue press release endorsing Scott Wagman, only this time they blast Bill Foster

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On the organization’s website, the Pinellas Stonewall Democrats have re-issued their press release endorsing Scott Wagman for Mayor of St. Petersburg. You’ll notice the Stonewalls continue to misleadingly frame this election as a battle against Foster. They are trying to drive turnout for Scott Wagman by making Foster out as the bogeyman. The Stonewalls don’t have to like Foster and Foster hasn’t been a friend to the gay community. But, by attacking Foster for Wagman, all the Stonewalls are really…

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American Spectator on Marco Rubio

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The race for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate seat Mel Martinez is not seeking re-election to in 2010 — which pits liberal Florida Governor Charlie Crist against conservative former Speaker of the Florida House Marco Rubio — is not exactly heating up. But it’s taking shape. There’s good and bad news for the right. The good news is that Rubio is demonstrating he can excite the conservative base of the Republican Party with his call to “take our…

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Marco Rubio: the straw that stirs Pasco

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From the award-winning Buzz: Marco Rubio got 73 votes to Charlie Crist’s 9 in a straw poll last night conducted by the Republican Party of Pasco — a sign of the governor’s poor standing among some of his historically strongest supporters. “I wanted to see how our Conservative base felt about the U.S. Senate Race,” chairman Randy Maggard wrote in a letter to Rubio announcing the result. Why should this concern Crist who holds a commanding lead in statewide polls?…

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Slate on Marco Rubio

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In the country of no ideas, the 100-idea’d man is king. At least that’s the hope of Marco Rubio, the 38-year-old former speaker of the House in Florida who is now gunning for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Mel Martinez. The 2010 primary between Rubio and Gov. Charlie Crist is being hyped as a showdown between the moderate wing of the Republican Party—Crist supported Obama’s stimulus package—and its conservative base. But the election is also a referendum…

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