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CQ: ‘Bill Young’s decision to run again eliminates Democrats’ chances’

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From Congressional Quarterly: Springtime in the Sunshine State has brought a blossoming of congressional races shifting in favor of the GOP. An increasingly favorable environment for Republicans and strong GOP fundraising has prompted CQ Politics to revise several race ratings, moving two Florida House districts — the 2nd and 22nd — out of the Safe Democratic category and into the more competitive Likely Democratic position. Meanwhile, Democrats’ unsuccessful effort to get long-term Republican Rep. C.W. Bill Young to retire in…

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CQ: ‘Bill Young’s decision to run again eliminates Democrats’ chances’

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From Congressional Quarterly: Springtime in the Sunshine State has brought a blossoming of congressional races shifting in favor of the GOP. An increasingly favorable environment for Republicans and strong GOP fundraising has prompted CQ Politics to revise several race ratings, moving two Florida House districts — the 2nd and 22nd — out of the Safe Democratic category and into the more competitive Likely Democratic position. Meanwhile, Democrats’ unsuccessful effort to get long-term Republican Rep. C.W. Bill Young to retire in…

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CQ: Populist outrage and pragmatic recruiting a volatile mix for GOP

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From CQ: Republican officials, groping for a formula to revive their party, have been firing up their conservative activist base with support for “tea parties” that skewer big government, and rhetoric that brands President Barack Obama’s Democratic Party as “Socialist.” At the same time, though, GOP strategists have been working to recruit candidates for key 2010 elections who project more moderate images — which might draw them support across party lines and make them, at least in theory, more “electable.”…

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Another nail in the coffin for the Times

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The Poynter Institute, owner of the Times Publishing Company, publisher of the St. Petersburg Times is looking to sell what has become a Washington, DC institution – CQ or Congressional Quarterly. CQ is an inside the beltway publication that is heavily relied upon by Congressional offices, lobbyists and trade associations for update information on what is happening on the floor. As a boutique publication (actually, it is an umbrella for a number of subscription websites and publications) whose clientele are…

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