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Red State blog: What Charlie Crist hath wrought on America

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From Red State: Behold Florida’s new Senator. He is Charlie Crist’s errand boy. George LeMieux is undecided on government run healthcare and he supports Barack Obama’s stimulus plan. He has taken his first act as a Senator: he blocked a plan to allow drilling off the Florida coast. Charlie Crist’s errand boy continues doing Charlie’s errands. Do we want LeMieux’s keeper in the Senate? Heck no. Support (Marco) Rubio.

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Horrible news: Jim King moved to Hospice

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We received news today that Senator Jim King has been moved to hospice. While I have no inside information about this development, usually a move to hospice is not a good thing. I’ve thought a lot about Senator King in the last few months. He was among the first politicians I met when I came to Florida. I consider him to be one of the good guys. My experiences interviewing Senator King have always been exceptional. The first time we…

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Senator Jim King’s cancer struggle continues

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The latest update on Senator Jim King, one of Florida’s greatest statesmen… Dear Friends: While it seemed as though President King was cancer free, he has recently learned that the cancer that first began in his pancreas has now spread to other places in his body. President King is continuing to fight with the passion and will that has made him our hero for so many years. We continue to ask for your encouragement and prayers, and on behalf of…

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Carl Hiaasen on Charlie Crist

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Ah, Charlie, we hardly knew ye. The lad was but a bronze blur, streaking across the bright Tallahassee firmament . . . OK, streaking isn’t exactly the right word. What Charlie did was more like scooting or possibly darting, as in darting from one job to the next — state senator, deputy secretary of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, education commissioner, attorney general, then governor. It seems like barely 30 months ago that he took office as Florida’s…

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