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Quinnipiac's most recent polling could play a role in who debates where in the first Republican presidential debate.
Nick Evans

The first presidential debate is looming, and under revised rules all seventeen Republican hopefuls—including two big names from Florida—will be squeezing onstage.  The only question is whether they’ll be the on the main stage or part of the opening act.

Florida's congressional redo is turning into a statewide game of musical chairs.
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In about two weeks state lawmakers will gather in Tallahassee to redraw Florida’s congressional borders.  And the scope of those changes is turning races across the state into a game of musical chairs.

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Former Governor Jeb Bush wants line-item veto power if he wins the White House. But experts say giving presidents the authority to ax individual spending items will do little to control spending.

Integrity Florida says minimum wage hikes don't lead to job loss.
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Integrity Florida is disputing the claim rising minimum wages will stunt job growth.  The group has released a study surveying wage policies across the country.

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist.
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Charlie Crist has announced his intention to run for Florida’s 13th congressional House district in 2016.  That is, if a new map puts him within its borders.