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Annette Taddeo

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    October 28, 2010

    Steve Marin Is A Big Winner In 2010 Elections

    ​As the 2010 election cycle winds down in the next six days, Banana Republican would like to congratulate lobbyist and campaign consultant Steve Marin for pulling in the big bucks. And if any of his candidates still vying for an elected seat win On November 2, we can only imagine he will solidify ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    Al Maloof Raises More Money Than Ron Book In Local Miami-Dade Races

    Bill CookeWhen it comes to campaign donations, Al Maloof drops it like it's hot.​Raising cash for county commission and school board races in Miami-Dade is like making it rain at the strip club. The more loot you fling, the more popular you are! As voters start going to the polls for early voting, ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010

    Annette Taddeo To Run For Katy Sorenson's Seat

    During the 2008 presidential election, Annette Taddeo set her sights on a big target: Annette Taddeo joins a crowded field to represent South Dade.​Congresswoman Ilena Ros-Lehtinen. The Colombian-American businesswoman, who loaned her campaign $350,000, lost, but she established herself as a ... 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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    July 7, 2009

    Annette Taddeo Won't Run For CFO

    Miami-are business woman and former House candidate Annette Taddeo announced today she won't run for CFO, despite mentioning interest back in May. The Democrats are currently with out a CFO candidate, and considering CFO is the only state wide elected office the party currently holds aside from ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Hey, Here's Another Poll: McCollum Still Leading

    Ron Sachs Communication commissioned Mason-Dixon to do another one of those polls y'all love. Nothing all that exciting, so let's deal it out down and dirty: Gov: Bill McCollum is still leading Alex Sink 41%-35%. At this point, the advantage might be owed to the fact that McCollum, thanks to his ... More >>

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    May 22, 2009

    The Week That Was: We All Really Deserve a Three Day Weekend

    We are trying not to give up at 6:00pm on a Friday afternoon, but sorry this is the picture. A bunch of cats are being killed down there in South-Dade, but luckily are own Magic City Kitty has escaped the murder's open legs. John Wall went to Kentucky, while Robert Marve picked purdue.&nbs ... More >>

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    December 19, 2008

    Obama Snubs Taddeo Too

    Sorry, Annette Taddeo, you're not going to Washington either, apparently. This afternoon Obama tapped venture capitalist Karen Mills as head of the Small Business Administration. There was some buzz earlier in the week that Taddeo, who ran for Congress against Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, might get the nod ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    News Roundup

    Former House candidate Annette Taddeo may be tapped to head the Small Business Administration in Obama's administration. Presumably she never hung up on him. [Naked Politcs] A Broward Sheriff's Office online sting netted 17 Sex Predators, uh, including one as young as 19. [CBS4]The murder of Adam Wa ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    Will There Be Any Miamians in Obama's Administration?

    Not only did Barack Obama pass over Manny Diaz as secretary of HUD, but also he is widely expected to name Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion as head of his newly created Office of Urban Policy, another position Diaz was considered in the running for. But with the nasty habit our most powerful l ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Hey, Miami, You're Stupid

    Public figures offer comic relief.

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    December 4, 2008

    Oh, How Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Is Dumb, Let Us Count The Ways

    If Ileana Ros-Lehtinen ever got an important 3am phone call of national importance, apparently she would hang up, and then put out a press release about it. Riptide has already written up Ileana's now infamous Obama hang up, but let's use the magic of bullet points to painstakingly detail just how ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    Big Bucks on a Losing Cause

    Yesterday Banana Republican filled you in on the folks who made a buck ensuring Lincoln and Mario Diaz-Balart, as well as Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, held onto their congressional seats. Today we look at the people who made a chunk of change on the failed campaigns of Democratic losers Joe Garcia, Raul Mar ... 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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    November 6, 2008

    Obama's Florida Gamble

    McCain was too late. The new prez spent heavily in Florida and eked out victory here.

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    November 5, 2008
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    October 24, 2008

    Pelosi Power

    It's getting serious in Miami. With Democratic challengers Joe Garcia, Raul Martinez, and Annette Taddeo closing in on their Republican opponents, the Democratic Party sent out its biggest gun (next to Barack Obama) to Little Havana to recruit elderly Cuban-American voters. House Speaker Nancy Pelos ... More >>

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    October 20, 2008
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    October 17, 2008

    On the List - Rory Phillips, Miguel Migs, Arthur Baker, Sander Kleinenberg and Fool's Gold

    We feel it. It's going to to be one of those weekends -- you know, the ones where you see the sunrise every night. Why? Because there is so much to do this weekend that we had a hard time condensing it to this list. Tonight, all the way from London comes Rory Phillips. Phillips, who has spun at the ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008

    Annette Taddeo Wants Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Job

    The Colombian-American is gaining momentum on the Cuban-American in the race for Congress.

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    October 13, 2008
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    September 29, 2008

    Bailout Boogaloo

    Excuse me while I get all up in FiveThirtyEight.com's lap again today, but the poll nerds are looking at the polls, as they are inclined to do, and floating the theory that congressmen from close swing districts doomed the bailout. Well whadaya know? Miami's trio of Republican, hyphenated named co ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008
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