McCollum refocuses attorney general's job
So when Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum inherited oversight of a committee studying problems facing African-American males, Democrat Frederica Wilson shuddered.
"Oh my God, this will never work," the state senator from Miami recalled thinking. "I wanted him to understand this was not a feel-good experiment where we put little black boys in a Petri dish."
A year later, she's swallowing her doubt.
(Click here for a look at McCollum's first 14 months on the job.)