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Jim Smith

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    October 21, 2014

    Meet the Americans Serving Life in Jail for Weed

    Finishing off the end of a joint, the DeLisi brothers slid into a 7-Eleven parking lot just off Sample Road in Pompano Beach. It was the end of 1974, and they were ages 30 and 38, full of New York swagger, and feeling invincible. Tucked into the yellow 1965 Porsche's passenger seat was Teddy, a swee ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    Charlie Crist Will Ask Just About Anyone To Fill Out a Senate Application

    ​Gov. Charlie Crist has asked yet another round of former politicians to fill out applications for Senate. When will this end? When every Republicans to ever hold public office in Florida has submitted answers to Charlie Crist's questionnaire. The latest round includes Former U.S. Reps. Mike ... More >>

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    August 18, 2009

    Lincoln Diaz-Balart Won't Pursue Senate Seat

    Lincoln Diaz-BalartRep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart has announced he won't pursue Mel Martinez's open Senate seat. Gov. Charlie Crist had sent Diaz-Balart an application of sorts for the job. His announcement also puts to rest any crazy political musical chairs rumors his open House seat could have set off. ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    Crist Asks For Senate Application from Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Two Others

    Lincoln Diaz-Balart​The Palm Beach Post is reporting that Governor Charlie Crist has sent out a document entitled "Questionnaire for Senate Appointment," to three men [link to pdf]. The first two names have been mentioned widely before: former Secretary of State Jim Smith, and former US Attorney B ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Senator Allan Bense?

    ​Washington Post blogger and former Mouthpiece Theater cohost Chris Cillizza adds another name to the list of possible politicos Charlie Crist could appoint to Mel Martinez's soon-to-be-vacated Senate seat: former state Rep. Allan Bense.Add that to a list that already includes Jim Smith, Gov. Bob ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Mel Martinez Will Resign

    ​Woah, boy. Grumpy Sen. Mel Martinez has apparently had enough of this "serving the people" stuff. Several sources report he will resign, possibly as early as today. His term would expire in early 2011, and he had previously promised to serve the rest of it. But the race to replace him had already ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Who Will Charlie Crist Appoint to Replace Mel Martinez?

    Charlie Crist has the power​As long as I live, I don't think Florida will see a more chaotic election cycle than 2010. Now, Mel Martinez has thrown in another twist by resigning early, leaving the decision to pick his appointment to Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running to replace Martinez himself. L ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    Rumors on the Twitter-nets: Mel Martinez to Resign Early

    Here's a prediction by national Republican political operative Roger Stone via PoHo via the St. Pete Times' Adam Smith's Twitter: Roger Stone predicts; Mel Martinez resigns soon; Crist appoints caretaker - Jim Smith - and announces his candidacy for Sen.A prediction by one guy posted on another gu ... More >>

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    On the Block

    In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder

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    December 30, 1999

    Riptide

    Balls club blues: John Henry, Carroll Williams, and Ingrid Casares

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    October 29, 1998
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    August 31, 1994

    Psssst! Wanna Be a Judge?

    Follow these ten simple steps and they'll be calling you "Your Honor" in no time!

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    August 10, 1994

    Road Show

    Want to know more about Jeb Bush? The machinations of Florida's Republican party? Vomiting? Get on the bus.

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    April 8, 1992
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    March 11, 1992
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    February 19, 1992
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    October 23, 1991

    Chiles Pornography

    Hear ye! Hear ye! The state gets into a righteous - dare we say fundamentalist? - huff

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    August 21, 1991
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