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Sorry Marco Rubio, but I’d take Charlie Crist’s cash-on-hand and last three months over your $4.5 mil

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Right now, there are two parlor games dominating the political discussions in the salons of DC, Adams Street in Tallahassee and Datz Deli in Tampa: 1. Depending on whether you support Charlie Crist or Marco Rubio, which Democrat, Jeff Greene or Kendrick Meek do you want to join the general election triumvirate? 2. Who had a better Spring: Marco Rubio and his record setting $4.5 million or Charlie Crist and his workmanlike fundraising, impressive cash-on-hand and his unending earned media? Answering…

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Sorry Marco Rubio, but I’d take Charlie Crist’s cash-on-hand and last three months over your $4.5 mil

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Right now, there are two parlor games dominating the political discussions in the salons of DC, Adams Street in Tallahassee and Datz Deli in Tampa: 1. Depending on whether you support Charlie Crist or Marco Rubio, which Democrat, Jeff Greene or Kendrick Meek do you want to join the general election triumvirate? 2. Who had a better Spring: Marco Rubio and his record-setting $4.5 million or Charlie Crist and his workmanlike fundraising, impressive cash-on-hand and his unending earned media? Answering the…

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538: Analysis of Virginia vote

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In trying to understand Creigh Deeds’ smashing win in yesterday’s VA gubernatorial primary, turnout patterns are one obvious thing to focus on. But the more you stare at the numbers, the more Deeds’ win looks like a triumph of persuasion for him rather than any failure in mobilization efforts by his rivals. The total vote topped 320,000 or 6.4 percent of registered voters. That was well above the 250,000 that state officials expected, and over double the turnout in the…

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