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Bob Graham tells Florida delegates Debbie Wasserman Schultz ‘deserves our recognition’

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Cory Booker is one of the most dynamic speakers in American politics. But the appearance of soon-to-be-departing Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz at the Florida delegation breakfast at the Marriott in Philadelphia Monday was an impossible act to follow. Despite his passionate and funny delivery, the room was still abuzz over the massive disruption Wasserman Schultz had provoked in Bernie Sanders delegates in particular at the breakfast, angry with her for the perception she wasn’t playing fair in handling the…

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At Tampa’s Oxford Exchange, Marco Rubio feels the love

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With just three days left before the biggest election of his life, Marco Rubio pressed the flesh and took dozens of selfies with fans at Tampa’s uber-hip Oxford Exchange Saturday afternoon, the third stop on a five-city barnstorming tour of the Sunshine State. The Tampa stop was one of three straight meet-and-greets in the Tampa Bay area market, a rich trove of Republican votes, but an area that he hasn’t spent a lot of time in since elected to the Senate in 2010.…

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The ultimate running game: a Tom Brady play for president

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Never mind what Tom Brady says about making a play for the White House: Fans are clinging to 0.0001 odds he’ll reconsider the ultimate running game someday. For a cover story, GQ magazine asked its 2015 Man of the Year if he’d ever consider a run for the White House — or at least for governor of Massachusetts. “There is a 0.000 chance of me ever wanting to do that,” Brady said. “I just think that no matter what you’d…

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In defense of back waxing

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Alright, Charlie Crist, I’ve had it. You can cut taxes until the state goes broke. You can sign legislation that guts Florida’s growth management laws. You can run hard to the right, proclaiming you’re pro-gun and pro-life. Charlie, you can do all that and I will still like you. I’ll disagree with your politics and vote for the other guy, but we will still get along. Just don’t make fun of back waxing! I am proud to say that I…

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