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Is a Miami Beach physician with shady legal history the best United for Care can do?

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On the day United for Care released its first ad of the 2016 cycle, No on 2 spent most of the morning directing sarcastic tweets at the group and its campaign manager, Ben Pollara. Basically, No on 2 was all bent out of shape over an advertisement that featured United for Care’s deputy campaign manager masquerading as an M.D. Of course, it’s no major scandal for a political campaign to cut ad production costs by using staff members instead of…

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‘Reefer Madness’ returns to Tallahassee

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The forces against this year’s medical marijuana initiative lined up a one-two punch Friday against the proposed state constitutional amendment. Former state Supreme Court Justice Ken Bell provided the legal jab, saying marijuana doesn’t belong in the state’s chief governing document. He addressed reporters at a press conference in Tallahassee. “You create a fundamental right that the Legislature is very constrained in its ability to deal with in terms of any unintended consequences,” said Bell, a conservative who sat on the…

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On revamped website, ‘Vote No on 2’ campaign embraces power of video

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I admit I’m a political junkie; after all, I run a website called Florida Politics. What I love about politics and these final months of the campaign season is you can always see new and innovative ways folks are trying to communicate with voters. Facebook realized the power of video storytelling when it saw the huge success of YouTube, so in typical Facebook fashion they figured out a way to capture it for themselves by allowing you to upload video content…

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