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  • Meet Florida's Next Gov: Republican Charlie Crist [Endorsed by FL's Favorite Governor, Jeb Bush]

    09/21/2006 5:39:11 AM PDT · by summer · 7 replies · 707+ views
    Charlie Crist campaign web site ^ | Sept. 21, 2006 | Charlie Crist
    Welcome to the Charlie Crist for Governor Web site. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to earn your vote to become Florida's next Governor. My time in public service has been dedicated to fighting for you. I am running for Governor to carry on the outstanding legacy of Florida’s finest chief executive, Governor Jeb Bush. Florida needs to continue following consistent conservative principles so that all residents may share in the hope, safety and opportunity that makes ours such a great state....
  • Bush, Crist join for victory lap [Jeb attacks Dem candidate day after primary; Dem candidate MIA]

    09/08/2006 6:14:36 AM PDT · by summer · 30 replies · 900+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | September 8, 2006 | John Kennedy and Christopher Sherman | Sentinel Staff Writers
    Florida's Favorite Governor, Jeb Bush, hits the campaign trail for Charlie Crist For the past eight years, Gov. Jeb Bush has been the rock star of Florida politics. Now, he's just the warm-up act for Charlie Crist, the newly minted Republican nominee who hopes to replace him. "There is definitely a power shift on the Republican side," said Jim Krog, a former chief of staff for the late Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles. "Jeb will never be irrelevant, because of the strength of his personality. But you can see it. The switch is on." Bush took the stage with Crist during...
  • Democrats divided, Republicans united [Black female vet may be chosen as GOP gov running mate]

    09/06/2006 6:52:14 PM PDT · by summer · 82 replies · 2,397+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Wed, Sep. 06, 200 | BY MARY ELLEN KLAS AND BETH REINHARD
    NEWS ANALYSIS Democrats divided, Republicans united The contest to replace Gov. Jeb Bush features a Republican who wants to preserve his legacy and a Democrat who wants to tear it down. Charlie Crist coasted to victory. Jim Davis stumbled into it. Crist, the Republican, and Davis, the Democrat, will meet each other in the Nov. 7 general election, but they begin the race to be Florida's next governor in vastly different shape. Davis, a congressman who blasts the way business is done in Florida's capital, arrives at the general-election race battered and broke, still shaken by the pounding he took...
  • FL Gov Race: With 75% of vote counted, GOP's Crist has 63%; Dem's Davis 46% to Smith's 41%

    09/05/2006 7:58:36 PM PDT · by summer · 40 replies · 1,584+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Sept 5, 2006 | front page
    See current poll numbers on the Miami Herald front page HERE.
  • The Buzz: Florida Politcs [Note to Dem lurkers: No, FL AG Charlie Crist is Really NOT Gay]

    01/23/2006 7:06:58 PM PST · by summer · 21 replies · 552+ views
    St Pete Times ^ | Jan 22, 2006 | Times staff writers
    FL AG Charlie Crist/GOP Candidate for FL Gov ...CRIST'S COMPANION: From a White House Christmas party to this morning's Martin Luther King breakfast in St. Petersburg, the couple are being spotted more and more: Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and Katie Pemble, the chief operating officer of the Bank of St. Petersburg. "We're dating," the longtime banker confirmed last week. Pemble, 41, and Crist, 49, have been seeing each other for several months. And in terms of politics (which, of course, is how The Buzz views everything) this relationship has loads of small world wrinkles. A former regional executive with...
  • NYT Best Seller/Anti-Bush book claims: Jeb's 1994 Running Mate was a Marxist (who died in 1942)

    03/21/2004 11:21:35 AM PST · by summer · 80 replies · 303+ views
    March 21, 2004 | summer
    Note from summer: This is a true story. I was in Barnes & Nobel today, and I happened to pick up a new, non-fiction, NYT best-seller, anti-Bush book, published in January 2004, titled: American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush by Kevin Phillips It is currently ranked #3 on the NYT Best Seller list for hardcover, non-fiction. Here is the cover of the book: I was reading a few pages about FL Gov Jeb Bush, and thinking it was nothing I hadn't seen before on some Dem web site, until I got to...
  • Election 2002: Bush becomes first GOP governor in Florida to earn re-election (AP)

    11/06/2002 7:22:48 AM PST · by summer · 39 replies · 758+ views
    AP ^ | Nov. 6, 2002 | BRENDAN FARRINGTON
    Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, walks onto the stage accompanied by his mother, Barbara, and father former President George Bush, after he had been reeelected to a second term as governor Tuesday, during a rally in Miami. Election 2002: Bush becomes first GOP governor in Florida to earn re-election Wednesday, November 6, 2002 By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press MIAMI — Republican Jeb Bush triumphed Tuesday to win a second term as Florida's governor, overcoming a strong challenge by Democrat Bill McBride and a concerted effort by his party to humble the president's brother. With 90 percent of precincts reporting,...
  • FL ELECTION RETURNS LIVE, IN ALL FL RACES -- REPORTED HERE, ONLINE, FROM FL DIVISION OF ELECTIONS

    11/05/2002 4:31:15 PM PST · by summer · 72 replies · 224+ views
    November 5, 2002 General Election Welcome to the Florida Department of State’s Election Reporting System. This system is provided as a public service by the Florida Department of State in cooperation with the Supervisors of Elections in each of Florida’s 67 counties. ------------------------------ Note to FR, from summer: FOR ELECTION NIGHT RETURNS IN ALL FL RACES, AS REPORTED FROM COUNTIES TO THE STATE OF FL, CLICK HERE. Then, scroll down the side bar on the left side of the page, and choose the FL race you want to see for the latest numerical returns.
  • A Message From Jeb - Nov 5, 2002

    11/05/2002 9:22:36 AM PST · by summer · 3 replies · 148+ views
    www.jeb.org ^ | Today, Election Day, Nov 5, 2002 | Jeb Bush
    FL Gov Jeb Bush greets supporters. Please be sure to vote today! A Message From Jeb This is just a quick note to say thank you for all of your hard work. It is also a reminder to vote today! Getting our vote out is critical to victory. Please take a moment and send an email reminder to everyone on your own email address list and ask them to vote for Bush-Brogan. Every vote counts! Sincerely, Jeb Bush ------------------------------------------------------- PS from summer: REMINDER: All the polls in FL will close at 7PM today. Also -- if you need to reach...
  • E-MAIL FROM JEB: 'WE HAD A WONDERFUL DAY TODAY' [PS RE: SHOCK POLL FROM ZOGBY]

    11/03/2002 5:07:40 PM PST · by summer · 101 replies · 310+ views
    DrudgeReport ^ | Nov. 3, 2002 | Jeb Bush
    XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX SUNDAY NOVEMBER 03, 2002 18:42:38 ET XXXXX E-MAIL FROM JEB: 'WE HAD A WONDERFUL DAY TODAY'; CHOCOLATE SHAKES AND GIRLS DRESSED AS PANCAKES **Exclusive** The DRUDGE REPORT has obtained an email Florida Governor Jeb Bush sent out to his key staff members. MORE Bush personally typed out the missive just moments after learning a new shock poll by John Zogby would show the republican racing past his opponent by more than 15 points in his bid for reelection. ***** From Jeb: We had a wonderful day today. Several hundred people showed up really early at...
  • GOVERNOR: Bush, again [FL-Times Union, Jacksonville, FL, publishes an A+++ endorsement of JEB!]

    11/03/2002 10:03:04 AM PST · by summer · 31 replies · 644+ views
    The FL Times-Union, via www.jeb.org ^ | Nov. 3, 2002 | Editorial Board, FL Times-Union
    FL's current and future governor: FL Gov Jeb Bush [BTW, The latest Zoby poll predicts: Bush 57% and McMumble 43%] ------------------------------------------ Sunday, November 3, 2002 Florida Times-Union [Jacksonville, FL] GOVERNOR: Bush, again If ever a governor of Florida deserved another term, it is Jeb Bush. Bush, a former commerce secretary, ran for governor in 1994 and narrowly lost in a decision that might have turned on a deceitful boiler room telephone campaign mounted against him. In 1998, he ran again. His campaign was based on principles and Bush promised to follow them. He has. His record of achievement is almost...
  • 2000 AND TWO [The New Yorker magazine slams Al Gore in its current Election Week issue]

    11/02/2002 4:59:23 PM PST · by summer · 31 replies · 179+ views
    The New Yorker Magazine ^ | Issue dated 11-04-02 | Hendrik Hertzberg
    Talk of the Town COMMENT 2000 AND TWO Issue of 2002-11-04 Posted 2002-10-28 Excerpt: Seven weeks ago, the first anniversary of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks was commemorated with appropriately solemn ceremony. November 7th marks another anniversary.... In terms of national and international upheaval, geopolitical importance, and, above all, human suffering, there is, of course, no comparison between the events of September 11, 2001, and those accompanying the Presidential election of 2000. No evil conspiracy planned the latter; no one died on account of it; no children's dreams are haunted by it. ... How one feels about...
  • 'The Jeb Bush SOMEBODY Knows' -- (FINAL) Part 25: FL Voters Explain Why They'll Vote for JEB!

    11/02/2002 12:20:25 PM PST · by summer · 160 replies · 842+ views
    various sources (from FL citizens) ^ | Nov. 2, 2002 | summer; others
    ''The Jeb Bush SOMEBODY Knows' -- (FINAL:) Part 25: FL Voters from all Political Parties Explain Why They'll Vote for JEB! by summer - a former Dem, now an independent and a FL certifed teacher Welcome to Part 25, the final installment of my year-long editorial series about the actual record of FL Gov Jeb Bush. If you missed Parts 1 through 24, click on my screen name and read through whatever topics are of interest to you. (This is an upbeat series, started back in August 2001, with lots of links to sources of information.) For this final editorial,...
  • Governor Bush Receives “Guardian of Senior Citizens” Award [Non-partisian Seniors honor JEB!]

    11/02/2002 8:27:06 AM PST · by summer · 17 replies · 262+ views
    www.jeb.org ^ | Nov. 2, 2002 | www.jeb.org
    From www.jeb.org: For Immediate Release Saturday, November 2, 2002 Governor Bush Receives “Guardian of Senior Citizens” Award Tallahassee - Governor Jeb Bush was recognized by the 60 Plus Association with the “Guardian of Senior Citizens” Award for his great work for the senior citizens of Florida. “I am honored to be recognized by the 60 Plus Association,” said Governor Bush. “I have worked hard over the last four years to ensure that our seniors are receiving needed services and are treated with dignity and respect in their golden years.” The more than 34,000 members of the nonpartisan group cited the...
  • ELECTION 2002 State's new early-voting option attracts attention [FL reforms]

    11/02/2002 6:30:37 AM PST · by summer · 30 replies · 273+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | Nov 2, 2002 | Sandra Mathers
    Three days before Tuesday's general election, thousands of registered voters in Central Florida already have walked into county elections offices to cast early ballots under a new state law. "This is the first statewide election this is possible," said David Host, spokesman for the Florida Elections Division in Tallahassee. "You can go in 29 days before an election to vote by absentee without a reason."
  • Bush-Brogan Calls on McBride to Stop Teachers’ Union from Exploiting Children to Get Out Dem

    11/01/2002 8:45:14 PM PST · by summer · 84 replies · 380+ views
    www.jeb.org ^ | Nov 1, 2002 | www.jeb.org
    For Immediate Release Friday, November 1, 2002 Bush-Brogan Campaign Calls on McBride to Stop Teachers’ Union from Exploiting Children to Get Out the Vote for Democrats Tallahassee - The Bush-Brogan Campaign today called on Democrat Bill McBride to stop the teachers’ union, who is running his campaign for governor, from exploiting children for their get out the vote efforts. An e-mail was sent from Pat Tornillo, president of United Teachers of Dade, to Miami-Dade County teachers asking them to send notes home with their students urging parents to vote for Bill McBride for governor. “Bill McBride should immediately call on...
  • Let's Send LOTS of Email To This Liberal Reporter [re: Jeb and FL gov race]

    11/01/2002 4:30:21 PM PST · by summer · 41 replies · 232+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | Nov. 1, 2002 | summer; Mike Thomas
    Mike Thomas, The Orlando Sentinel's liberal writer, just became a swing voter: The first time he voted for a GOP candidate was this year -- when he voted for Gov Bush! Let's Send LOTS of Email To This Liberal Reporter by summer The Orlando Sentinel’s liberal Mike Thomas is now an independent voter, as disclosed in his Nov 1st column HERE: ----------- I direct my No. 2 pencil toward the broken arrow next to Jeb Bush's name on the absentee ballot. My hand begins to shake violently, drops the pencil and leaps off the page to choke me, a la...
  • New poll shows Bush lead growing [JEB-McBride 51-43 split in NEW Mason-Dixon poll]

    10/30/2002 6:44:35 PM PST · by seraphMTH · 37 replies · 328+ views
    New poll shows Bush lead growing As Gov. Jeb Bush and Democrat Bill McBride head into a nonstop long weekend of campaigning, the governor scored a 51-43 percent lead in a Mason-Dixon Florida Poll released today. The survey of 800 registered voters was conducted for the Tallahassee Democrat and several other Florida newspapers and broadcasters. It has an error margin of 3.5 percent. For the full story, see tomorrow's edition of the Tallahassee Democrat and Tallahassee Democrat Online.
  • Broward Times, One of FL’s Most Influential African-American Newspapers, Endorses Bush [GO JEB!]

    10/29/2002 4:50:47 AM PST · by summer · 99 replies · 689+ views
    The Broward Times, via www.jeb.org ^ | Oct. 28, 2002 | Editor of the Broward Times
    Gov Bush visits with eager parents and student participants in an innovative mentor/tennis/computer program he started in urban parks for FL kids. Monday, October 28, 2002 Broward Times Broward Times, One of Florida’s Most Influential African-American Newspapers, Endorses Bush Broward Times Editorial: I want you to think . . . Given good health and faith, what has been the main ingredient missing from the plates of Black Floridians – the one ingredient required to put food on the table, educate our children, pay the rent, buy a new home, a car, save for retirement, afford good healthcare, enhance our communities,...
  • What the Media is Saying About the Race for Governor [JEB SMASHING McMUMBLE]

    10/28/2002 9:20:53 AM PST · by summer · 34 replies · 229+ views
    Gov Jeb Bush has the momentum in the final days of Election 2002. From www.jeb.org: What the Media is Saying About the Race for Governor “Bush widens lead in final days” (Miami Herald headline, 10/27/02) “Bill McBride has stalled.” (St. Pete Times, 10/27/02) “Evasive McBride is losing trust of voters” (Miami Herald headline, 10/27/02) “There needs to be a compelling reason to remove a competent incumbent from office, and the lackluster McBride candidacy clearly does not provide it.” (Sun Sentinel, 10/27/02) “Jeb Bush is the clear choice for governor on Nov. 5.” (Ft Myers News-Press, 10/27/02) “But the new poll...