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2021051 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2006-08-23 18:47:40.0 UTC 2006-08-23T14:47:40.000-04:00 content/murdered-anti-murder-bill published 2010-09-15 19:14:44.0 UTC 2010-09-15T15:14:44.000-04:00 drupal 101615 At a Charlie Crist campaign stop in Brooksville today, state Sen. Paula Dockery was on hand to cheer Crist as a leader "who isn't constantly trying to reinvent himself." She also made a point of noting that she sponsored Crist's cherished "anti-murder" bill combatting child predators. Contrary to Sen. Tom Lee saying recently that Crist simply didn't have the votes to get it through the Senate, Dockery said it died simply because of "election year politics" where "the powers that be" didn't want to give Crist a big legislative victory. "I'm not going to say who,'' she said when asked if she meant Senate President and CFO candidate Lee. "But despite the fact that I had the votes to pass it, I couldn't get it up for a vote on the floor.'' Adam Smith the-buzz-florida-politics Charlie Crist,Endorsements,Florida Senate,Republicans,State Cabinet Murdered Anti-murder bill templatedata/tampabaytimes/BlogArticle/data/the-buzz-florida-politics/2006/08/23/101615-murdered-anti-murder-bill BlogArticle At a Charlie Crist campaign stop in Brooksville today, state Sen. Paula Dockery was on hand to cheer Crist as a leader "who isn't constantly trying to reinvent himself." She also made a point of noting that she sponsored Crist's cherished "anti-murder" bill combatting child predators. Contrary to Sen. Tom Lee saying recently that Crist simply didn't have the votes to get it through the Senate, Dockery said it died simply because of "election year politics" where "the powers that be" didn't want to give Crist a big legislative victory.Charlie Crist,Endorsements,Florida Senate,Republicans,State CabinetCharlie Crist,Endorsements,Florida Senate,Republicans,State Cabinet 2288931 2016-08-10 15:59:20.0 UTC 3 Weeks Ago key-florida-republican-convinced-gop-will-retain-big-majority-in-state the-buzz-florida-politics Key Florida Republican convinced GOP will retain big majority in state senate BlogArticle 2266977 2016-02-26 04:45:04.0 UTC 6 Months Ago now-endorses-eric-lynn--not-charlie-crist-for-congress the-buzz-florida-politics NOW endorses Eric Lynn , not Charlie Crist, for congress BlogArticle 2282399 2016-06-20 15:15:02.0 UTC 2 Months Ago obama-endorses-charlie-crist-in-congressional-race the-buzz-florida-politics Obama endorses Charlie Crist in congressional race BlogArticle <p>At a Charlie Crist campaign stop in Brooksville today, state Sen. Paula Dockery was on hand to cheer Crist as a leader &quot;who isn't constantly trying to reinvent himself.&quot; She also made a point of noting that she sponsored Crist's cherished &quot;anti-murder&quot; bill combatting child predators. Contrary to Sen. Tom Lee saying recently that Crist simply didn't have the votes to get it through the Senate, Dockery said it died simply because of &quot;election year politics&quot; where &quot;the powers that be&quot; didn't want to give Crist a big legislative victory.</p> <p>&quot;I'm not going to say who,'' she said when asked if she meant Senate President and CFO candidate Lee. &quot;But despite the fact that I had the votes to pass it, I couldn't get it up for a vote on the floor.''</p>falseruntime2016-08-30 05:31:17