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Alex Sink revs up Democrats, takes jabs at Republicans

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Taking a few jabs at Republicans, and offering herself as an antidote to what Democrats see as extremism from the right in Tallahassee, Alex Sink began rallying Broward activists for her gubernatorial campaign. “The campaign season is in full force,” Sink told about 75 people at a Democratic Professionals Council lunch at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale. Part of the reason politics is becoming front and center for people other than political activists – who live and breathe all…

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Atlanta J-C weighs in on Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio

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Jay Bookman: The ultra-conservative wing of the GOP wants to make Florida’s Republican Senate primary a test case of its power. The race pits Gov. Charlie Crist, a moderate who had the audacity to endorse President Obama’s stimulus plan, against hard-core conservative Marco Rubio, a former speaker of the state House. Crist also just signed a new state budget raising the cigarette tax and various fees by $2 billion, an act that further fueled conservative anger. Even worse, the moderate…

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