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President Obama signs Florida disaster declaration; Rick Scott says it’s not enough

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On Sunday morning, President Barack Obama announced he signed a disaster declaration for Florida in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. However, Gov. Rick Scott asserts it doesn’t go far enough. “The president yesterday declared a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Matthew beginning Oct. 3, 2016, and continuing,” said the communique from the White House. “Federal funding is available to state and eligible…

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Kendrick Meek: ‘BP will not sleep’

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Kendrick Meek — who is seeing Charlie Crist poach some Democratic voters — Wednesday addressed a group of liberal activists, vowing to hold BP accountable for the mess in the Gulf. “I will tell you tell you, as long as I have a voting card, BP will not sleep well because they know there’s a 6′ 3″ 250-pound member of Congress that’s thinking about them and will make them accountable in this disaster,” Meek said to applause. Continue reading here.

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Kendrick Meek: ‘BP will not sleep’

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Kendrick Meek — who is seeing Charlie Crist poach some Democratic voters — Wednesday addressed a group of liberal activists, vowing to hold BP accountable for the mess in the Gulf. “I will tell you, as long as I have a voting card, BP will not sleep well because they know there’s a 6′ 3″ 250-pound member of Congress that’s thinking about them and will make them accountable in this disaster,” Meek said to applause. Continue reading here.

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