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5 Tampa Bay Bucs featured in what’s-leftover Pro Bowl

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It has happened: The meek have officially inherited the earth. The Tennessee Titans have two players in the NFL Pro Bowl. The Cleveland Browns have three. Each team won three games this season. The Tampa Bay Bucs have five players. The Oakland Raiders have six. Together, the teams won 13 games. The Dallas Cowboys have five players and won four games. The Dolphins have five players and won six games. Welcome to the Pro Bowl, where being an all-star doesn’t…

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CNN’s Roland Martin: Losing Florida Senate race may haunt Dems in ’12

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Not the best written column I’ve ever read, but Martin says a few things aloud that other people have been thinking, but won’t say: Meek expects to beat Greene, but that means having to spend time and money on him, and not on Rubio or Crist. And for a candidate who needs to introduce himself to a wide voter base, every minute and dollar is precious. Greene has already dropped $5 million and will likely inundate voters with TV and…

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CNN’s Roland Martin: Losing Florida Senate race may haunt Dems in ’12

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Not the best written column I’ve ever read, but Martin says a few things aloud that other people have been thinking, but won’t say: Meek expects to beat Greene, but that means having to spend time and money on him, and not on Rubio or Crist. And for a candidate who needs to introduce himself to a wide voter base, every minute and dollar is precious. Greene has already dropped $5 million and will likely inundate voters with TV and…

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Miami Herald on its own political coverage: ‘Crist felt the heat. Rubio’s feeling it now. Meek will soon."

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Very interesting piece by Miami Herald ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos regarding the newspaper’s (and, by extension, The St. Petersburg Times’) recent coverage of Marco Rubio: I have checked on the coverage and come away with mixed conclusions. I don’t agree that The Herald is giving the Democrats a free ride. The reporting on Rubio’s spending has been solid and was just what The Herald should be doing. Some of the language used in headlines and stories, however, was tendentious and more…

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Miami Herald on its own political coverage: ‘Crist felt the heat. Rubio’s feeling it now. Meek will soon.”

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Very interesting piece by Miami Herald ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos regarding the newspaper’s (and, by extension, The St. Petersburg Times’) recent coverage of Marco Rubio: I have checked on the coverage and come away with mixed conclusions. I don’t agree that The Herald is giving the Democrats a free ride. The reporting on Rubio’s spending has been solid and was just what The Herald should be doing. Some of the language used in headlines and stories, however, was tendentious and more…

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