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Jeb Bush faces key moment in U.S. presidential debate

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush faces a pivotal moment in his presidential campaign on Wednesday when he goes into a prime-time debate needing to make a mark in a Republican race dominated by Donald Trump. Once considered a heavy favorite for his party’s nomination, Bush has been overshadowed by Trump’s bomb-throwing rhetoric. Still trailing in polls weeks after Trump surged into the lead, Bush has to show he can stand up to the billionaire real-estate magnate, said Steve Schmidt, a…

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GOP candidates vie to break out of Donald Trump’s shadow in debate

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The second GOP presidential debate is giving a prime-time stage to long shots trying to prove they’re worthy of attention and to weakened veterans fighting to reassert their viability — all still struggling against the campaign’s phenomenon, Donald Trump. The billionaire businessman, who has shown striking durability through the summer, will be standing at center stage for the debate Wednesday night at the Reagan Presidential Library in southern California, reflecting his lead in the national polls that determine participation. As…

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Not again: Toddler dies in hot car as mom teaches inside Florida school

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An 18-month-old has died after her mother inadvertently left the girl in the back seat of the car while she went inside to teach at a Panama City elementary school. Authorities say the child’s mother, Jamie Buckley, did not discover her daughter, Reagan, until the end of the school day Tuesday. A press release from the sheriff’s office stated Reagan was still in her car seat and was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say she had been in the…

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Marco Rubio: the straw that stirs Pasco

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From the award-winning Buzz: Marco Rubio got 73 votes to Charlie Crist’s 9 in a straw poll last night conducted by the Republican Party of Pasco — a sign of the governor’s poor standing among some of his historically strongest supporters. “I wanted to see how our Conservative base felt about the U.S. Senate Race,” chairman Randy Maggard wrote in a letter to Rubio announcing the result. Why should this concern Crist who holds a commanding lead in statewide polls?…

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Washington Times slurps Marco Rubio

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Wash Times’ Adam Guillette on Marco Rubio…Any commentary which includes the sentence “Jeb Bush recently said that the party needs to stop looking back to Reagan and start looking toward the future. Marco Rubio is that future” is just going to be bad for Charlie Crist. The full article: On the surface, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist appears to be the rising star in the Sunshine State. Mr. Crist won a landslide election, maintains high approval ratings and was considered as…

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American Spectator article blasts Charlie Crist, Florida’s GOP establishment

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Considering recent history, it should come as no surprise that with what promises to become an exciting 2010 Senate primary race shaping up in Florida between a substance-free, moderate-to-liberal governor and a conservative former speaker of the Florida House, the Republican establishment has lined up to give the liberal governor a big, wet tongue kiss, and has not so subtly tried to elbow the conservative aside. These guys clearly miss Arlen Specter already, and are searching for his replacement. Rest…

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