Sink the banker
Alex Sink paints herself the outsider. As a candidate for Florida's chief financial officer, she tells voters she has never held public office before, so "no one owns me." She is proud to be a Democrat, but says the label is irrelevant when it comes to balancing the state's checkbook.
But when it comes to the industries she'll help regulate if elected CFO, Sink is indisputably an insider, one linked to both impressive corporate successes and a few embarrassments. Full story here.