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Lame ducks leading Fla through crisis

For the next 18 months, as the state battles its worst financial crisis in at least half a century, Florida will Duck be led by a bunch of lame ducks.

Virtually every statewide leader in Tallahassee, beginning with Gov. Charlie Crist, is expected to be seeking higher office. Crist's anticipated announcement this morning that he's running for the U.S. Senate, rather than re-election as governor, will trigger one of the most chaotic and wide open election seasons ever in Florida.

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[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 5:59pm]


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