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Winner and loser of the week in Fla politics



clintonstpete.jpgWinner of the week: Bill Clinton. The Big Dog's hour-long rally speech in St. Petersburg on Friday — proving yet again he can sell Barack Obama's record better than Obama -— reminds us that nobody emerges from this election cycle looking better than Clinton.

fdp.jpgLoser of the week: Democratic legislative candidates. The state's Democratic campaigns have been so overwhelmingly outspent by Republicans that significant gains seem unlikely. We can't help suspect that the GOP plan to oust three Florida Supreme Court justices was actually a head fake to ensure trial lawyers spend millions defending the justices instead of helping elect Democratic legislators

[Last modified: Sunday, November 4, 2012 7:52pm]


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