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Matt Corrigan talks ‘Conservative Hurricane,’ Jeb Bush 2016

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Surveying the crowd before the beginning of his Wednesday evening speech about Jeb Bush at the Main Library in Downtown Jacksonville, Matthew Corrigan surveyed the crowd of 20 or so political junkies and brought up former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew. When Askew got to New Hampshire to give the first speech of his doomed presidential bid in 1984, there were three people there to see him. This led Corrigan to observe that “anytime there are more than three people in the room for…

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The Marco Rubio Hourglass

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That’s my term for the graph found in this article in the Wall Street Journal: Florida Gov. Charlie Crist suddenly is the underdog in a heated Republican primary race with rival Marco Rubio for a U.S. Senate seat, amid signs the Sunshine State is tilting more to the right. Two polls released last week showed Mr. Rubio leading the governor by 18 percentage points in the August primary, a reversal from last summer, when the former Florida House speaker trailed…

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