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Time: How Florida’s forgotten Democrat could win the Senate race

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From Time Magazine: It’s only June, but Florida’s three-way U.S. Senate contest is already shaping up as a race to remember. It will have Republican Marco Rubio, the young and formerly unsung conservative who is now widely viewed as the Barack Obama of the tea party movement. It will have Governor Charlie Crist, the former Republican shoo-in who fled the GOP to run as an independent after it became clear that Rubio was cleaning his clock. And it will have…

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Time: How Florida’s forgotten Democrat could win the Senate race

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From Time Magazine: It’s only June, but Florida’s three-way U.S. Senate contest is already shaping up as a race to remember. It will have Republican Marco Rubio, the young and formerly unsung conservative who is now widely viewed as the Barack Obama of the tea party movement. It will have Governor Charlie Crist, the former Republican shoo-in who fled the GOP to run as an independent after it became clear that Rubio was cleaning his clock. And it will have…

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Carl Hiaasen on Charlie Crist

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Carl Hiaasen lays in to Charlie Crist, here’s an excerpt: Like his stance against Sotomayor, Crist’s unexpected support for the lax development law disappointed those still clinging to the notion that he’s a different breed. The same fellow who fancies himself a crusader for the Everglades has — if SB 360 is allowed to stand — essentially guaranteed that the remaining wetlands of western Miami-Dade will be paved, dooming any hope for reviving the Everglades. Only as craven political strategy…

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