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Winner and loser of the week in Fla politics




Winner of the week: Pam Bondi.

Florida's attorney general earned strong reviews helping moderate a presidential debate on the Huckabee show last weekend; she, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, and CFO Jeff Atwater helped fuel momentum against destination resort casinos; and she showed off her wit during a Daily Show stunt asking Tallahassee leaders to take urine tests: Bondi happily handed over a sample (of apple juice).scott-rick-thumbs-up.jpg

Loser of the week

: Rick Scott. Even when he embraces a popular idea like ramping up education funding in Florida, America's most unpopular governor (he recommended big education cuts last year) somehow seems incapable of convincing anyone he's sincere or doing anything except pandering to imrpove is still sliding poll numbers.

[Last modified: Sunday, December 11, 2011 2:46pm]


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