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Two visions for Florida?



The differences in the two parties battling for governor can be neatly summed up in what the candidates wore Friday during a forum at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort.

Republicans Charlie Crist and Tom Gallagher sat before a packed crowd in gleaming white shirtsleeves; Democrats Rod Smith and Jim Davis kept their suit jackets on.

Viewed another way, the Republicans are mostly comfortable with how things are going. The Democrats paint a bleak picture and offer themselves as the hard-working cure. More here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:05pm]


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