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Winner(s) and loser of the week in Fla politics

Winners of the week

Jack Latvala. Once again demonstrating that there is no more effective legislator in Tallahassee, the Clearwater Republican state senator proved to be the decisive player on issues of in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants, pension reform and controversial gun legislation. RayAnn Mosley. The 11-year-old Gulf Breeze resident proved to be the perfect face of suffering Floridians who can find relief from the form of marijuana known as "Charlotte's Web" legalized the legislature,

Loser of the week

Rick Scott. The week began with the governor attending a South Florida seniors event aimed at publicly trashing Obamacare only to be surrounded by elderly supporters of the Affordable Care Act. It ended with another poll suggesting his millions of dollars in anti-Charlie Crist ads so far aren't moving the needle.

[Last modified: Sunday, May 4, 2014 8:44am]


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