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Yes, It Can Get Weirder: U.S. Congresswoman Stacy Ritter?

I don't know. I just don't know anymore. A reliable source told me last night that it was a done deal that Broward County Mayor Stacy Ritter -- who is embroiled in a major political scandal with her lobbyist husband, Russell Klenet, and last week was menaced with a gun by her own father -- is running for the congressional seat being vacated by Robert Wexler.

Lending credence to the idea is this quote she gave the Sun-Sentinel about the idea of running for Congress: "Absolutely. We represent much of the same area in Broward County. It's definitely something I would sit down and talk to my closest advisers about."

Here's the scary part: With the willfully clueless geriatric condo voters in her district, she just might win.

Note to feds: Stop her. Now.

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Journalist Bob Norman has been raking the muck of South Florida for the past 25 years. His work has led to criminal cases against corrupt politicians, the ouster of bad judges from the bench, and has garnered dozens of state, regional, and national awards.
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