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Campaign finance research group: Club for Growth ‘owns Florida’

By | 01.26.12 | 4:07 pm

Maplight, a group that monitors the connection between money and politics, has released a report that says the state of Florida is “owned” by a conservative group called the Club for Growth.

The special interests that have contributed to the congressional ‘supercommittee’

By | 09.20.11 | 2:26 pm

The 12 lawmakers — three Senate Democrats, three Senate Republicans, three House Republicans and three House Democrats — charged with drafting legislation to cut at least $1.2 trillion out of the deficit over the next 10 years have received at least $20 million in political contributions from 1989 through 2011.

Gov. Rick Scott (Pic by Cooper Levey-Baker)

Six in the Morning: A six-pack of infobits you might have missed

By | 08.19.11 | 9:41 am

Emails from Gov. Rick Scott’s transition team — which are public records — were somehow deleted, the St. Petersburg Times reports. Plus: five more important items!

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in Afghanistan (Pic via Facebook)

Rubio the No. 1 recipient of Koch money in 2010 Senate races

By | 03.14.11 | 10:59 am

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has made no secret of his pro-business agenda since taking office in January. It comes as little surprise, then, that his 2010 campaign was backed largely by industries he now supports.

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