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Today on Context Florida: Legislators in Tallahassee do not think you should trouble your pretty little heads over what they’re doing with your money, says Diane Roberts. The governor agrees. On Tuesday, he held a secret confab with his “Dumb and Dumber” co-star, former Texas Governor Rick Perry, now lobbying for a dubious dental corporation. Perry didn’t register as a lobbyist — a violation of ethics law, Roberts says — until nearly four hours after the fact, and the meeting did…

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Revising Florida Democrats’ to-do list

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At this point, it does not appear likely Congressman Kendrick Meek will collect the requisite number of voters’ signatures to place his name on the ballot. Even if Meek does end up collecting the requisite number of signatures, it won’t matter. He has wasted any chance of seizing the momentum from the two GOP candidates who have captured the attention of the nation’s political class. Rather than investing further in Meek’s fledgling campaign, as Meek’s campaign manager Abe Dyk suggests…

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Revising Florida Democrats’ to-do list

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At this point, it does not appear likely Congressman Kendrick Meek will collect the requisite number of voters’ signatures to place his name on the ballot. Even if Meek does end up collecting the requisite number of signatures, it won’t matter. He has wasted any chance of seizing the momentum from the two GOP candidates who have captured the attention of the nation’s political class. Rather than investing further in Meek’s fledgling campaign, as Meek’s campaign manager Abe Dyk suggests…

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