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Florida already flexing 2012 election-year muscle

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October

Steve Bousquet column:

Test your working knowledge of the 2012 presidential race with three simple questions.

In which state's straw poll did long-shot Republican Herman Cain recently win with 37 percent, vaulting him to national prominence?

In which state did Texas Gov. Rick Perry stumble and lose momentum with embarrassing flubs in a nationally televised debate?

And which state set off a furor by setting aside the agreed-upon calendar rules, deciding to hold its presidential primary in January?

The answers, of course, are Florida, Florida and Florida. (read more here)

[Last modified: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 9:21am]

    

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