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Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015

Tom Jackson Columns

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Remote ready for return of ESPN’s bully

Britt McHenry, friend to her paycheck-to-paycheck sisters and champion of service workers everywhere, will be streaming live again this weekend, her embarrassment to her employer apparently having failed to hurdle the low bars set by others who have ...
Updated: 3 months ago
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Medicaid expansion numbers don’t add up

Whenever talk turns to expanding Medicaid in Florida, one number that instantly surfaces is 800,000. That’s about how many working-class adults would qualify for coverage....
Updated: 3 months ago
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Nocco knows what makes Rubio tick

LAND O’ LAKES — What we already know for sure about Marco Rubio fits neatly in a box that FedEx would overnight at its lowest rate: He wields uncompromising passion for a specific interpretation of the American experience, and it comes ...
Updated: 3 months ago
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FloridaMan touches down on hot topic

Let’s get this out of the way at the top: Of course the fellow who landed a one-man gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn was from Florida. Of course he was, or there’s not a lively Twitter feed that goes by the handle “@_FloridaMan.&#x...
Updated: 3 months ago
Remember who sparked Rubio’s rocket
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Remember who sparked Rubio’s rocket

It is not for nothing that at times such as these — that is, the eve of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s presumptive entry into the 2016 presidential race — I am reminded of Judith Rochelle....
Updated: 3 months ago