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Alex Rodriguez walks away from Yankees after win over Rays

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For a night, he was a conquering hero walking away in glory. For his career, he was a controversial figure who played in scandal. It is up to the historians now. Alex Rodriguez has walked away from the game, and the Yankees, and the headlines that plagued him throughout his career. Was he a great Yankee, as the numbers suggest? Was he a cheater, as his history suggests? Either way, we will have eternity to debate it. Rodriguez, 40, played…

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No joke, Americans like fake presidents more than the real ones

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Political dramas are all the rage. “House of Cards” and “Scandal” have a cult following kicked off by the likes of their predecessor, “The West Wing.” And as popular as those shows are, it’s not really too much of a surprise that their fake presidents have earned way more cred from Americans than our actual president. It’s not shocking that Jed Bartlet, the POTUS played by Martin Sheen in “The West Wing,” would rake in some pretty impressive “approval ratings”…

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Charlie Crist: All I know about Victory Strategies is what I read in the newspapers

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Charlie Crist told CNN this morning that Florida is ready as it can be for the Gulf oil spill, but the scandal ensnaring former Florida Republican Party Chairman Jim Greer came up. What does Crist know about Victory Strategies? “What I know about it is only what I’ve read about in the newspapers,” Crist told Candy Crowley on “State of the Union.” “It’s an unfortunate situation. It’s very disappointing, and sometimes people disappoint you. And that’s what happened here.” Greer, 47, of Oviedo has been…

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Video: The GOP credit card scandal

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Times editorial: Investigate the RPOF, ‘Beachball of a Man’

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Florida Republican leaders are struggling to contain a brewing scandal within the state party by shifting money and dodging questions. Too many of them believe stonewalling will silence critics who include many of the party’s own grass roots supporters. It’s time for state and federal authorities to investigate to determine if campaign finance and tax laws have been broken. Read the rest of this editorial here.

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Times editorial: Investigate the RPOF, ‘Beachball of a Man’

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Florida Republican leaders are struggling to contain a brewing scandal within the state party by shifting money and dodging questions. Too many of them believe stonewalling will silence critics who include many of the party’s own grassroots supporters. It’s time for state and federal authorities to investigate to determine if campaign finance and tax laws have been broken. Read the rest of this editorial here.

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