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Tag Archives: rick scott

Littwin: As Hurricane Irma hits, how do you explain climate-change deniers to a 2-year-old?

I have a two-year-old grandson who is fascinated by, and a little afraid of, thunder and lightning. When he wakes up in the middle of […]...

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September 9, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Obama to take Earth Day climate-change discussion to low-lying swing-state Florida

President Obama this weekend taped an address on climate change for Wednesday’s 45th anniversary of Earth Day. He plans to take his climate message to […]...

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April 20, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Footage from the Florida climate denial frontline

This is what political denial looks like in Florida, where Republican Gov. Rick Scott has allegedly banned state officials from uttering the term “climate change.” […]...

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March 24, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Republican immigration ‘strategery’ grows more tragi-comic

From Florida comes a peek at the kind of wriggling strategery we can expect from the Republican Party on immigration reform over the next, what, decade or so? Dreamers there won a comically hedging boost this week. Meantime, in Texas......

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June 10, 2014 Civil Rights, Education, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Vast number of unregistered eligible Latino voters could decide election in Colorado

Vast number of unregistered eligible Latino voters could decide election in Colorado

In 2008 Barack Obama defeated John McCain in Colorado by roughly 215,000 votes. A new Center for American Progress study demonstrates that the number of unregistered but eligible Latino voters in the state is greater than the number of votes...

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June 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics
Pam Tebow to speak at Values Voters Summit

Pam Tebow to speak at Values Voters Summit

Pam Tebow, mother of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, will speak at this year's Values Voters Summit....

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February 22, 2012 Civil Rights, Health, Politics

How Big Sugar gets what it wants from Congress

Many of the most influential American agricultural interests are headquartered in specific parts of the country: The majority of peanuts come from Georgia, corn from Iowa and sugar from Florida. But even though agricultural interests have a significant presence in...

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September 20, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

VIDEO: Thousands join Perry-led ‘Response’ in prayer for Christian revival in the public square

Following months of hype, speculation and protesting, tens of thousands of worshipers gathered in Houston’s Reliant Stadium Saturday to join Gov. Rick Perry for “The Response,” a prayer and fast event headlined by a who’s-who of major — and sometimes...

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August 8, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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The Home Front: As ‘Colorado Resistance’ forms, ‘everything’s on the table in 2018’

“The Colorado Resistance group debuted Sunday in Boulder, with a goal of organizing people statewide to work toward a ‘progressive takeover’ in 2018’s state mid-term […]

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