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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 24, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Why wait for Congress when you've got executive privilege? I guess that's the idea.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM
 

When the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative first made it to the 2014 ballot, I would've bet my last dollar that by now it would be about as popular as earthquake insurance. But, boy, would I have lost that bet.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Charlie Crist didn't have to answer a single question to win the gubernatorial debate Wednesday night. All he had to do is break the rules and take advantage.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 10, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Rick Scott's campaign people aren't going to listen to me -- heck, my own kids don't even do that -- but here comes my advice anyway: Go on an all-out, total-market sweetness offensive.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 8, 2014 10:35 AM
 

"When you've got nothing going for yourself, you bang the other guy with a hammer. You make sure the voters have a big old headache and are so busy gawking at that other guy, they don't notice you."

New Hampshire Gov. Meldrim Thompson
, 1976, identifying his favorite campaign strategy

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Amid the uproar of looming November elections, casino gambling policy in Florida has so gone off the boil. But you wouldn't know that by gambling opponent No Casinos (NC) -- still out there, still flogging its bogus Atlantic City scare story.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 26, 2014 3:55 AM
 

NASA and other space enthusiasts probably were all over India's satellite Mangalyaan on Wednesday when it successfully orbited Mars -- making India the fourth nation to get there, but the first to do it on the first try.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 24, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The list and analysis of The Ten Worst States for Business released this week should come as good news for Gov. Rick Scott, because it tells a lot about what Florida and the governor are doing right.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM
 

If Charlotte's Web is going to be ready to go Jan. 1, the administrative judge in what now has become three lawsuits against the Florida Department of Health should consider employing a tactic judges use in commercial cases to de-clutter the court system:

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 19, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Jeff Henderson was so right Monday when he said the Debbie Wasserman Schultz reign is mainly on the wane. But I don't think even he knew just how far and fast the Democratic National Committee chairwoman has fallen.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM
 
When it comes to who killed the most successful scholarship program in Florida's history, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist ought to holster their weapons and wave a white flag.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 17, 2014 3:55 AM
 

In August 2011 Gov. Rick Scott first made it plain he likes toll lanes on major highways and wants more of them. They speed up traffic, he said. In October 2011, PolitiFact Florida checked out his assessment, rated it "mostly true."

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