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Fort Lauderdale attorney Jim Lewis abandons GOP, will run as Independent for attorney general

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Fort Lauderdale attorney Jim Lewis cut ties to the Republican Party Tuesday and announced he would run as an independent in Florida’s attorney general race, mirroring a similar backlash toward party affiliations across the state and country. Lewis, 52, a trial lawyer and former assistant state attorney from Orlando, said he saw the switch as his best chance for winning a race in which he is among the lesser known candidates. “The extreme right isn’t always right, and the far…

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Senate Guru upgrades Kendrick Meek’s prospects

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Senate Guru looks at recent polling from Public Policy Polling and Research 2000 and finds that Democratic Congressman Kendrick Meek is in terrific position to win Florida’s 2010 U.S. Senate race. With Republican Marco Rubio well ahead of primary challenger Charlie Crist in the polls, but far behind on fundraising, Rubio will likely emerge victorious from the primary, but out of campaign funds and politically badly bruised, as well as positioned to the extreme right ideologically. Congressman Meek, on the…

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Senate Guru upgrades Kendrick Meek’s prospects

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Senate Guru looks at recent polling from Public Policy Polling and Research 2000 and finds that Democratic Congressman Kendrick Meek is in terrific position to win Florida’s 2010 U.S. Senate race. With Republican Marco Rubio well ahead of primary challenger Charlie Crist in the polls, but far behind on fundraising, Rubio will likely emerge victorious from the primary, but out of campaign funds and politically badly bruised, as well as positioned to the extreme right ideologically. Congressman Meek, on the…

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