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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Katherine Harris, the boss



The smallest things would set her off.

Buying the wrong candy for her to toss  at parades. Photographing her vertically instead of horizontally. Failing to bring her favorite Starbucks beverage (extra hot venti triple latte, no fat, no foam, one Sweet’N Low).

One minute, U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris would lavish campaign staffers with praise and hugs. The next she would lose her temper, screaming “stupid” or “idiot’’ at a startled employee.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:11pm]


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