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New Q-poll shows only Marco Rubio & Rand Paul competitive against Hillary Clinton

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A new Quinnipiac poll released on Thursday shows no front-runner in the Republican Party race for president, with five candidates tied in the lead with 10 percent support — Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Scott Walker, Dr. Ben Carson and Mike Huckabee. The second five candidates who would qualify for the first presidential debate to be broadcast by Fox News in August are: Rand Paul at 7 percent, Ted Cruz at 6 percent, Donald Trump at 5 percent, Chris Christie at 4 percent,…

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Jon Ausman endorses Jeff Greene

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Momentum continues to grow for Democrat Jeff Greene following the Palm Beach Post debate. Today, Greene received the endorsement of state Democratic National Committee member, Jon Ausman, former West Palm Beach county commissioner and former West Palm Beach mayor, Carol Roberts, and former Wilton Manors city commissioner and first openly gay African-American elected official in the state, Joe Angelo. “After watching the debate, I am convinced that Jeff Greene is the Democrat we need representing the people of Florida in…

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Florida’s Republicans approve of Arizona’s racist immigration law 84% to 10%, new poll shows

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Tucked into the new Quinnipiac Poll, was this nugget: In a separate survey of 1,133 registered voters, with a margin of error of +/- 2.9 percent,  Republicans approve of the Arizona immigration law 86 – 7 percent and want a similar statute in Florida 84 – 10 percent.

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Florida’s Republicans approve of Arizona’s racist immigration law 84% to 10%, new poll shows

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Tucked into the new Quinnipiac Poll, was this nugget: In a separate survey of 1,133 registered voters, with a margin of error of +/- 2.9 percent,  Republicans approve of the Arizona immigration law 86 – 7 percent and want a similar statute in Florida 84 – 10 percent.

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Quinnipiac Poll: Charlie Crist, 37, Marco Rubio 33, Kendrick Meek 17; Jeff Greene closing

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Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, running as an independent, edges Republican Marco Rubio 37 – 33 percent in the U.S. Senate race, with 17 percent for Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.   If Jeff Greene gets the Democratic nod, Crist tops Rubio 40 – 33 percent with 14 percent for Greene. In the wake of the Gulf oil spill, Florida voters oppose 51 – 42 percent increasing the amount of offshore oil drilling, a…

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Mike Thomas: Charlie Crist puts himself first in Florida’s teacher merit-pay saga

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From Mike Thomas: The architects of teacher merit pay made a fatal mistake. They took Charlie Crist at his word. He had long supported merit pay. His top policy staffer endorsed the bill in legislative meetings. Crist said it would “build on education reforms that have earned Florida great improvements in academic rankings.” But the governor never has been bound by past words or deeds, by the details of policy or the consequences of actions. He is perpetually fluid, always calculating…

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Mike Thomas: Charlie Crist puts himself first in Florida’s teacher merit-pay saga

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From Mike Thomas: The architects of teacher merit pay made a fatal mistake. They took Charlie Crist at his word. He had long supported merit pay. His top policy staffer endorsed the bill in legislative meetings. Crist said it would “build on education reforms that have earned Florida great improvements in academic rankings.” But the governor never has been bound by past words or deeds, by the details of policy or the consequences of actions. He is perpetually fluid, always calculating…

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