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Andrew, R. Jai Gillum add baby Davis to family

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R. Jai Gillum and her husband — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum — have welcomed another member to their family, announcing the birth of baby Davis Allen Gillum. Davis, born Monday night at 8 pounds, 3 ounces, is the Gillum’s third child, joining three-year-old twins Jackson and Caroline. Gillum, who serves as Tallahassee mayor, reported on Facebook that mother and child both are doing well. “Everyone on Team Gillum all across the state is thrilled for them!” spokesman Geoff Burgan said.

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While installing panels, Gwen Graham vows to push solar energy

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham spent a good part of Wednesday installing solar panels on roofs in Orlando, while vowing she’ll do all she can to make the Sunshine State a solar energy leader. It’s not one now. Florida’s solar energy generation per person falls somewhere between Illinois and Ohio, well behind such un-sunshiny states like Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Vermont, Delaware, and New Jersey, and far, far behind the national leaders of Arizona, Hawaii and Nevada, according to CleanTechnica.com, a…

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Rick Scott attacks Bill McCollum for endorsing ‘pro-homosexual rights candidate’ Rudy Giuliani

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Ben Smith is reporting that gubernatorial candidate and anti health care reform crusader Rick Scott is now attacking his Republican opponent, Attorney General Bill McCollum, for endorsing “pro-homosexual rights candidate Rudy Giuliani for president in 2008″: Rick Scott is running for Florida Governor as a “conservative outsider.”…McCollum endorsed pro-abortion and pro-homosexual rights candidate Rudy Giuliani for president in 2008 and was a Giuliani campaign leader in Florida.

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Since she can’t pick Darryl Rouson, shouldn’t Alex Sink’s choice for LG be the ‘non-winner’ of Dave Aronberg vs. Dan Gelber?

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Watching (or is it witnessing?) Democratic state Rep. Darryl Rouson interact with gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink as she toured several African-American churches in south St. Petersburg, it’s obvious that the two would make a helluva political team. Rouson and Sink are everything the other is not, and therefore, together, they are greater than what either of them could be individually.  Sink is almost perfect, open, patient, temperate, understanding; Rouson is flawed, but redeemed, fiery, sharp, empathetic.  Sink has the background…

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Since she can’t pick Darryl Rouson, shouldn’t Alex Sink’s choice for LG be the ‘non-winner’ of Dave Aronberg vs. Dan Gelber?

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Watching (or is it witnessing?) Democratic state Rep. Darryl Rouson interact with gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink as she toured several African-American churches in south St. Petersburg, it’s obvious that the two would make a helluva political team. Rouson and Sink are everything the other is not, and therefore, together, they are greater than what either of them could be individually.  Sink is almost perfect, open, patient, temperate, understanding; Rouson is flawed, but redeemed, fiery, sharp, empathetic.  Sink has the background…

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Pennsylvania AG subpoenas Twitter for critics’ names

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State Attorney General Tom Corbett wants to know who’s saying bad things about him in fewer than 140 characters: [Corbett] subpoenaed Twitter, asking that it hand over the “name, address, contact information, creation date, creation Internet Protocol address and any and all log in Internet Protocol address” associated with two Twitter accounts, @bfbarbie and@casablancaPA, which have only 68 and 123 followers, respectively [as of Wednesday night, 124 and 206]. Both accounts have posted Tweets critical of the gubernatorial candidate. Are they enough to…

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Pennsylvania AG subpoenas Twitter for critics’ names

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State Attorney General Tom Corbett wants to know who’s saying bad things about him in fewer than 140 characters: [Corbett] subpoenaed Twitter, asking that it hand over the “name, address, contact information, creation date, creation Internet Protocol address and any and all log in Internet Protocol address” associated with two Twitter accounts, @bfbarbie and@casablancaPA, which have only 68 and 123 followers, respectively [as of Wednesday night, 124 and 206]. Both accounts have posted Tweets critical of the gubernatorial candidate. Are they enough to…

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