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Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton is still shrill

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday didn’t back away from calling Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton “shrill,” explaining “that the word shrill doesn’t apply to women exclusively.” He also defended his use of overseas workers at his Mar-a-Lago estate on Palm Beach instead of Floridians. Trump participated by phone on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program. The real estate tycoon-turned-reality TV star is still on top of the GOP pack with nearly 33 percent in the Huffington Post national polling average. On Wednesday,…

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Jeff Greene mails out a phonebook, err, 8-page brochure

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This Blackberry photo doesn’t do it justice. Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene has sent voters across Florida an 8-page mailing — more of a booklet, really, that opens up into a poster — as slickly produced and substantial as any high-end corporate brochure. What else would you expect from a billionaire willing to spend “whatever it takes”?  Continue reading here. Here’s a description of the mailer from my colleague at The Reid Report. So what’d I get? A giant mail piece, 8.5″ x 11″ folded, on…

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Charlie Crist owes no money to 13 of 20 Republicans who asked for their cash back

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Just seven of the 20 Republicans who asked for refunds from newly independent Gov. Charlie Crist today have any money sitting in his campaign coffers, campaign records show. One of the 20 who signed the letter, Gay Gaines of Palm Beach, hasn’t given to Crist in at least 15 years. She’s donated $2,400 this year to Crist’s GOP rival, Marco Rubio.  Continue reading here.

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By setting special election date in April, Charlie Crist complicates chances of health care reform passing

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Interesting point from Anthony Man: U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton, resigned from his Broward-Palm Beach County congressional seat, effective Jan. 3. When he announced his decision in October, he’d hoped that sticking around until the beginning of the year would mean health care legislation would be done and signed into law by the president. But, as everyone knows, that debate bogged down and Wexler – a certain “yes” on health care overhaul – is gone. Enter Gov. Charlie Crist.…

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Charlie Crist says he won’t Sarah Palin out of office

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From the Sun-Sentinel: Looking thin, tanned and dapper in a navy suit with light blue pinstripes, Gov. Charlie Crist spoke at the Florida Society of News Editors awards luncheon Friday at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach. Crist was there to recognize his appointee, Pat Gleason, director of Cabinet Affairs and Special Counsel on Open Government for her efforts on behalf of access to law-making and press freedoms. A Republican first-term governor and U.S. Senate candidate, Crist leads in fundraising…

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Charlie Crist appoints Dem in Palm Beach; shouldn’t he do the same for Hillsborough SOE?

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If Charlie Crist thought it important to appoint a Democrat to a vacancy in a minority-dominated district of the Palm Beach County Commission, shouldn’t he give the same consideration when appointing a replacement for the Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections?

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