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Florida Medical Association backs Bill McCollum and Marco Rubio

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Kevin Derby alerts us that, to no one’s surprise, the Florida Medical Association endorsed Bill McCollum for governor. An FMA endorsement of Rick Scott would have been as strange as Barack Obama tapping Tony Hayward to be secretary of energy. There’s been tension — if not outright bad blood — between physicians and Scott since he was the boss at Columbia/HCA. The health-care endorsement to watch will be the upcoming choice of the Florida Hospital Association. McCollum can really claim…

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BP’s other big leak

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The latest guest op-ed from Henry Boxlor: Watching Tony Hayward  last week it became apparent to me that BP is turning its attention to its other big leak, the really important one… the money.  The people at BP have a real serious problem in the Gulf, but they have a much bigger leak world wide. As big as BP is, it is still finite. There is just so much money and then it’s over. Also as BP’s money and asset…

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Tony Hayward, CEO of BP: ‘I would like my life back’

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Tony Hayward, CEO of BP, really feels it for the people along the Gulf. We’re sorry for the massive disruption it’s caused their lives. There’s no one who wants this over more than I do. I would like my life back. Oh, he wants his life back, does he? That’s the most important thing? So would everyone else, you callous bastard. HT to Atrios.

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Tony Hayward, CEO of BP: ‘I would like my life back’

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Tony Hayward, CEO of BP, really feels it for the people along the Gulf. We’re sorry for the massive disruption it’s caused their lives. There’s no one who wants this over more than I do. I would like my life back. Oh, he wants his life back, does he? That’s the most important thing? So would everyone else, you callous bastard. HT to Atrios.

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BP to spend $25 million on Florida advertising campaign

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That’s the news from BP CEO Tony Hayward, who just emerged from a closed-door meeting with Gov. Charlie Crist. It’s the second $25 million grant the company has given the state since their Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and started spewing 210,000 gallons of oil per day into the Gulf of Mexico. State officials have been calling for an advertising campaign as Panhandle beach resorts and restaurants head into their 90-day tourist season. Despite the oil plume still 70 milesfrom Florida’s…

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