Alex Villalobos

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    January 10, 2013
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    September 27, 2010

    Republican Sen. Alex Villalobos Endorses Alex Sink for Governor

    ​State Sen. Alex Villalobos, the former Republican majority leader of the Senate, has looked at the top of the Republican ticket in Florida this year and he doesn't like what he sees. He's already endorsed independent Charlie Crist in the Senate race and democrat Dan Gelber in the Attorney General ... More >>

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    February 15, 2010

    District 25 Void: Miami Lakes Mayor Pizzi to Announce Candidacy, Dems Eye Annette Taddeo

    Now that Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart is mildly carpetbagging his way over to Congressional District 21 to run for the more Republican-friendly seat his elder brother is vacating, there's a big void in District 25.  Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi will announce his candidacy, according to Eye on ... More >>

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    May 22, 2009

    Will McCollum Get a Primary Challenge from the Right Too?

    'Tis the season for former speakers of the state house to run to the right of front runners in Republican primaries it seems. Marco Rubio is already in an uphill battle in the senate primary against Charlie Crist, and now March on Politics reports that former speaker and state Senator Dan Webster is ... More >>

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    April 28, 2009

    There's Something Fowl in North Miami

    Local campaign strategist Michael Caputo likes to employ some fowl play in his election day tactics.  In the mid-1990s, Caputo busted out his patent-pending tactic of using a man-in-a-chicken-suit-to-tail-opponents when he worked for Russian President Boris Yeltsin's campaign. Back when ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    Electorial Money Makers, Part I

    With the election season wrapped up, Banana Republican sifted through federal campaign financial reports, including those of Barack Obama and John McCain, to see who got paid. We begin with the companies that made money working for Mario Diaz-Balart, Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the ... More >>

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    January 24, 2007
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    May 8, 2003

    Soggy Celebration

    Gotta love water

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    October 31, 2002

    Politics & Parties & Power

    How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.

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    October 25, 2001

    Return of the Bullies

    The school board wades through a smear campaign

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    May 18, 2000


    Equal-opportunity aficionado

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    May 18, 2000

    Better Lake Than Never?

    Officials insist the Lake Belt created by limestone mining in Northwest Miami-Dade will be an eco-panacea. Critics say that's all wet.