Tom Lee the maverick
That Lee could emerge from the Senate's biggest smack-down with Jeb Bush not just unscathed but with a near unprecedented primary endorsement is, according to his supporters, a testament to the Valrico senator's political prowess. To his enemies, it's more like reptilian maneuverability.
Either way, Lee says his political finesse is why voters should choose him. He says his decade in the Legislature - and the relationship savvy he has cultivated there- will make him a better CFO than his Democratic general election opponent, former banker Alex Sink. More here.