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Kevin Derby is the associate editor of the Sunshine State News.

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Politics
By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 18, 2015 8:00 PM
 

Very few politicians experienced the roller coaster ride that former Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos had over the last five years as he experienced more than his share of both triumphs and reversals.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 17, 2015 7:00 PM
 

Over the last five years, former Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford has grown into one of the most prominent political leaders in the Sunshine State and his star could go even higher in the years to come.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 13, 2015 11:15 AM
 

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown has posed quite a problem for conservatives over the last five years. He has shown political skills he didn't display when he primaried U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., in the 1990s and has been able to find some success in traditionally Republican Jacksonville by hiding in the weeds and toning town his Democratic affiliation.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 10, 2015 11:34 AM
 

During his 57 years in Congress, longtime U.S. Sen. Carl Hayden, R-Ariz., often related what a colleague in the U.S. House told him after he gave his maiden speech. “If you want to get ahead here, you have to be a work horse and not a show horse,” a congressman told Hayden and the Arizona Republican took that advice to heart.

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