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Bloomberg group to air ads targeted Pam Bondi for challenging Obama’s Clean Power Plan

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is financing his super PAC about $10 million in television ads targeting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and three other attorneys general for their opposition to the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. “Despite the overwhelming evidence of the clean power plants progress and the lives we’ve saved, the 4 attorney generals in Florida, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin are now directly interfering with the public interests in their state,” said Howard Wolfson, a senior…

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Now that Charlie Crist has hired second Michael Bloomberg staffer for major role in his campaign, is Times’ Adam Smith ready to admit he was wrong?

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Oh, the love-to-hate affair I have with the Times‘ Adam Smith! On one hand, I readily admit that he is the straw that stirs Florida’s political coverage.  On the other hand, he sure can be a stubborn son of a bitch, trapped in the trappings of old world journalism which dictates that if it isn’t said to a reporter’s favored sources, well, then, dammit, it just didn’t happen. Back in May, I wrote about the secret negotiations taking place between…

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Now that Charlie Crist has hired second Michael Bloomberg staffer for major role in his campaign, is Times’ Adam Smith ready to admit he was wrong?

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Oh, the love-to-hate affair I have with the Times‘ Adam Smith! On one hand, I readily admit that he is the straw that stirs Florida’s political coverage.  On the other hand, he sure can be a stubborn son of a bitch, trapped in the trappings of old world journalism, which dictates that if it isn’t said to a reporter’s favored sources, well, then, dammit, it just didn’t happen. Back in May, I wrote about the secret negotiations taking place between…

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Inconceivable: Florida’s media’s view on Crist vs. Meek vs. Rubio or why Adam Smith isn’t always right

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Two weeks ago, I posted a story about the ongoing negotiations between New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s advisors and Charlie Crist’s campaign about Hizzoner possibly endorsing the People’s Governor.  The story quickly went viral, making its way to Politico and the Washington Post, as well as the St. Petersburg Times, which dismissed the story out-of-hand based on the quote of Bloomberg advisor Howard Wolfson: After a St. Petersburg blogger reported a likely endorsement, we asked Deputy New York Mayor Howard Wolfson about…

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Inconceivable: Florida’s media’s view on Charlie Crist vs. Kendrick Meek vs. Marco Rubio or why Adam Smith isn’t always right

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Two weeks ago, I posted a story about the ongoing negotiations between New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s advisors and Charlie Crist’s campaign about Hizzoner possibly endorsing the People’s Governor.  The story quickly went viral, making its way to Politico and the Washington Post, as well as the St. Petersburg Times, which dismissed the story out-of-hand based on the quote of Bloomberg advisor Howard Wolfson: After a St. Petersburg blogger reported a likely endorsement, we asked Deputy New York Mayor Howard Wolfson about…

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