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MSNBC’s Joy Ann-Reid on the rocky relationship between Barack Obama and the black intelligentsia

Although Joy Ann-Reid no longer has her daily show The Reid Report on MSNBC, she remains a regular fixture on the cable news network as a national correspondent. She also continues to pen stories online at places like the Daily Beast, and you can now call her an author, as her book, Fracture: Barack Obama, […]

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‘Win, Win, Win:’ Maryland OTB Handles $5 Million In Less Than Six Months

The Maryland Jockey Club announced today its off-track betting facility at the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Baltimore has handled more than $5 million in less than six months. The simulcast facility, which has been expanded twice and is now located … Continue reading

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Greenpointcrusader Fires Bullet; Juvenile Entrants Post Big Morning At Keeneland

Observers hoping to get a line on the talent for next Saturday’s $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) received a quick, 15-minute peek Friday morning as four pre-entrants worked just after the track opened from the morning renovation … Continue reading

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Meet Marlene Williams, one of the “30 under 30” rising stars of Florida politics

When General Motors needs the Legislature to know its concerns, it turns to Marlene Williams. She’s the Southeast Regional Manager of Government Relations for the auto company, responsible for Florida, Alabama, and South Carolina. Williams learned her trade in the capital, having been legislative affairs director for the Department of Management Services under Gov. Rick Scott. She began in lobbying at […]

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Rick Scott uses job growth data to bolster incentives request

Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that Florida’s private-sector job growth rate led all large states last month and used the news to ask the Legislature for $250 million in business incentive funding. “Florida continues to lead other large states, including our number one competitor Texas, in job growth because our pro-business, low-tax policies are out-competing other locations […]

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Joe Gruters to run Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in Florida

Sarasota County GOP Chairman Joe Gruters has been named the state chairman of Donald Trump’s campaign in Florida. Susan Wiles, currently managing partner of the Jacksonville office of the lobbying group Ballard Partners, will serve as co-chair. Wiles is perhaps best know for managing Rick Scott’s successful 2010 campaign for governor. “My message is clearly resonating […]

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As Florida leads private-sector job growth rate; Rick Scott calls for more Enterprise Florida money

Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that Florida’s private sector job growth rate led all large states last month. He used the news to ask the Legislature for $250 million in Enterprise Florida money. “Florida continues to lead other large states, including our No. 1 competitor Texas, in job growth because our pro-business, low-tax policies are […]

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