Hillsborough Progressives Reject Janet Cruz

    By Jim Bleyer When the Democratic Progressive Caucus issued its endorsements this week, one prominent name was omitted: Janet Cruz. Call it payback for the term-limited Cruz’ reprehensible power play last February when she muscled progressive Bob Buesing out of the race to challenge Republican State Sen. Dana …

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What Chris King Has Done that Ron DeSantis Hasn’t: Evolve

        By Jim Bleyer   Bereft of substantive policy positions and concrete accomplishment, Ron DeSantis has allied himself with groups and individuals that espouse racial and religious hatred.  Starting with his post-primary day  “monkey it up” dog whistle, DeSantis has unashamedly courted bigoted extremists to his flailing …

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The Grossly Cynical, Hypocritical Campaign of Janet Cruz

  By Jim Bleyer When State Rep. Janet Cruz jumped into a Florida Senate race against incumbent Republican Dana Young, she told Tampa voters she was motivated to run because of the February school shootings in Parkland. The term-limited House minority leader had previously filed to run for a seat …

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Sternberg’s Best Bet: Las Vegas

  By Jim Bleyer After decades of being shaken down by sports franchises, their billionaire owners, and professional sports leagues, sensible cities are refusing to pay subsidies to keep or lure a professional sports team. There is one exception: Las Vegas.  It appears to be the most likely destination for …

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