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Spaniard completes route Ponce de Leon took 500 years ago

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 4 2013, 12:44am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Spaniard completes route Ponce de Leon took 500 years ago
Miami, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar arrived Wednesday in St. Augustine, Florida, after a 14-day solo journey on board his jet ski retracing the route explorer Juan Ponce de Leon took when he set sail and discovered Florida 500 years ago.
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GOP Runs From Social Issues, Prepares For Long-Term Minority Status

Sep 15 2014 9:29pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On Monday, The New York Times reported that once again – for what must by, by this point, the 1,297th time – Democrats have decided to swivel to social issues for electoral purposes in advance of the 2014 election. “After a generation of campaigns in which Republicans exploited wedge issues to win close elections,” the paper reported, “Democrats are now on the offensive in the culture wars.” According to the Times, Democrats’ turn t ...
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Appointing Fewer Black Judges Than Predecessors

Sep 15 2014 8:02am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

TALLAHASSEE — After nearly four years, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed fewer African-Americans to Florida judgeships than either Charlie Crist or Jeb Bush d ...
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Gov. Scott's Lead Expands Over Crist in Florida

Sep 12 2014 7:16pm CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has widened his lead over Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, according to new survey results released on Fri ...
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Rick Scott Faces Big Threat

Sep 10 2014 8:25am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott trails his Democratic challenger by 3 percentage points in the latest poll numbers ah ...
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Scott, Crist Locked in Tight Florida Governor's Race

Sep 10 2014 5:27am CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott trails his Democratic challenger by 3 percentage points in the latest poll numbers ahead of the November ...
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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Straddling Common Core Divide

Sep 8 2014 6:38pm CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

The persistent debate over the national education standards known as Common Core is forcing Republican Gov. Rick Scott to play a delicate political balancing act as he seeks reelection. Scott relies on the support of conservative, tea party member ...
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Mason-Dixon Poll: Florida's Scott Up 2 Percent Over Crist

Sep 6 2014 3:18pm CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott now leads Democratic challenger Charlie Crist by 2 percentage points - from being tied just five months ago - in the latest Mason-Dixon poll released Saturday. The survey of 625 likely Sunshine State voters conducted Tuesday through Thu ...
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Scott Edges Out Crist in Florida Governor's Race Poll

Sep 3 2014 7:49am CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott has a five-point lead over Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist in the state's contentious governor's race, but voters said they don't trust ...
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