Bobby Jindal

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    November 4, 2013

    Republican Party of Florida Releases First Charlie Crist Attack Ad

    Well, that was quick. With Charlie Crist making his announcement on Monday that he's running for the Democratic nomination to challenge Gov. Rick Scott in 2014, the Florida GOPers have gone all in on bringing the man down before things can even get started. Yup, the Republican Party of Florida has ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    Deformed Crabs, Eyeless Shrimp in Gulf Three Years After BP Oil Spill

    Shrimp with no eyes. Shrimp with bulbous tumors on their necks. Crabs with holes in their shells. That's what fishermen around the Gulf of Mexico are still finding, three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. BP, the oil company responsible for the spill, says it's all natural, according ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    Five Governors Who Are Worse Than Rick Scott

    This month, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released a hefty report on the worse governors in America. And yup, no news flash here, Rick Scott made the short list for the barrel's bottom. CREW picked six governors as the worst of the worst, a distinction Scott shared ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013
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    February 6, 2013

    Marco Rubio to Deliver GOP State of the Union Response

    Looks like next week's State of the Union address response by the GOPers is gonna be a little more charisma-y than what everybody's used to. Republicans have announced that Charisma Boy! himself, President Sen. Marco Rubio, will be delivering their response to President Barack Obama's State of the ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    RNC to Acknowledge Rick Scott Exists, Will Let Him Speak at Convention

    When Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus was asked last month about Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, he offered a less-than-welcoming indication of Scott's role:"I'm sure he's got, I'm sure he's got plenty, uh, you know, I'm sure there's ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    Birthers Convinced Marco Rubio Is a Cuban Citizen, and Yes... Obama's Still a Kenyan

    Sen. Marco Rubio​Pass the tinfoil; we've got more hats to build.Sen. Marco Rubio is a hot pick for the vice presidential spot on the ticket of several GOP presidential candidates, but according to the birther lab, he's not eligible to be president or vice president because he's not a "natural-born ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    CNN/Tea Party Express Republican Debate: Live Blog

    ​The Pulp will be in Tampa tonight to live-blog the Republican presidential debate, hosted by CNN and the Tea Party Express.Eight candidates will take the stage for the debate -- moderated by CNN's Wolf Blitzer -- from 8 to 10 p.m., and the event will be streamed live online, which you can find he ... More >>

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    June 15, 2010

    Health Secretary Critiques Obama Before Oval Office Address

    Flickr: Pan-African News Wire​The blame game started about a second after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon opened a geyser of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, and it's too late to stop the game now. So we may as well try to at least separate fact from fiction, starting with the POTUS.With that in ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Louisiana Governor Is the Latest to Learn Curse of the '72 Dolphins

    Flickr: dsb nolaJindal​The New Orleans Saints are having a splendid season, but despite their 12-0 record, they're still a long way from the kind of immortality enjoyed by the '72 Dolphins. But it seems no one bothered to tell Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who in public remarks today claimed that h ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Hospital Commissioner's Emails Reveal Personal Rivalries, Ethical Gray Areas

    browardhealth.orgNask​Broward Health Commissioner Robert Bernstein is known both for his emphasis on ethics and for his short temper. In a string of emails to the district's CEO, it appears he was torn between those two impulses.On one hand, Bernstein was an enthusiastic supporter of ethics reform ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    Jaeger Bomb: Broward Health Commissioner Accused of Using Office for "Personal Agenda"

    browardhealth.orgMaureen Jaeger​In a memo she wrote in April 2008, three weeks before resigning as general counsel of the North Broward Hospital District, Laura Seidman alleged that Commissioner Maureen Jaeger "misused her public office for her personal agenda."Jaeger, Rebecca Stoll and Joseph Cob ... More >>

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    June 8, 2009

    World-Renowned Poll Cruncher Awed by Crist's Popularity

    No true political wonk goes 24 hours without checking, except maybe the people in Congressman Kendrick Meek's senatorial campaign, because seriously, campaigns run on hope.Last week, the site's wunderkind blogger, Nate Silver, devised a new metric (always with the metrics, this o ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Fort Lauderdale, You Have Tea on Your Face

    Who would have guessed that witnessing a tea bagging would be so hard to swallow? Honestly, I thought yesterday afternoon was going to be funny. I figured I'd stroll a few blocks from the New Times the Juice office down to the federal courthouse at Broward and NE Third Avenue and see a few dozen ... More >>

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    February 22, 2009

    Recap: Crist on Meet the Press

    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist faced off with David Gregory on NBC's Meet the Press a few minutes ago. Crist started by stressing the importance of bipartisan support for President Obama's stimulus package, then ended by... well... essentially withdrawing his own support for the package.Host Gregory beg ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2008

    Bleeding Dollars

    A former Broward hospital CEO's trail of dubious expenses is just a drip in the bucket