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Republican David Jolly wins vacant Pinellas Congressional seat listen

03/12/14 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: Alex Sink, David Jolly, Lucas Overby, Obama Care, Affordable Care Act, Bill Young VA Medical Center, MacDill Air Force Base, Democrat, Republican, Libertarian

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Republican David Jolly won the closely-watched special election in Pinellas County Tuesday.The crowded room at a hotel on Sand Key was humming with supporters savoring a win over Democrat Alex Sink and Libertarian Lucas Overby.

Florida’s 13th Congressional district was left vacant after the death of Representative C.W. "Bill" Young last October. David Jolly had been an aid to Young for several years until 2007 when he departed to become a lobbyist in Washington. Jolly said he will focus on...

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In debate, third-party presidential candidates tackle topics Republicans and Democrats won't listen

10/24/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Third-party presidential candidates were excluded from the three debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. But last night, four lesser-known candidates took the stage in Chicago in a debate led by former CNN talk show host Larry King. Presidential nominees from the Green, Justice, Constitution and Libertarian Parties agreed on a lot of issues – especially the disadvantage they have under the current duopoly.

“Look, there is only a couple of voices being heard here, and it’s Tw...

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Grover Norquist spoke in St Petersburg during Republican convention listen

09/04/12 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Last Wednesday at the USF St. Petersburg campus, the conservative lobbyist and author of the “Taxpayer Protection Pledge” Grover Norquist delivered a 40 minute speech about the current American political process. The low turn out of roughly 50 people received a lesson in the ideology of the Republican Party from arguably one of the most powerful men in Washington.

Norquist’s advocacy group, Americans for Tax Reform, is best known for the taxpayer protection pled...

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A Look Back at this Week's RNC with Dan Ruth and Libertarian Republicans Dissent at the Republican Convention

08/31/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll get Tampa Bay Times columnist Daniel Ruth's take on the just-completed Republican National Convention including the speeches last night by Mitt Romney, Clint Eastwood, and Marco Rubio. And we'll hear from Libertarian-leaning Republicans who were upset that some pro-Ron Paul delegates were not seated at the convention. One major story from the convention that did not get much reporting—the anger by Ron Paul supporters, ...

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Interview with Chris Cilizza of the Washington Post

08/06/12 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Good afternoon, welcome to The Last Call, I'm Rob Lorei. On the first part of today's program (before we open the phone lines) we'll hear an interview I taped earlier with Chris Cillizza who writes The Fix blog for The Washington Post. His latest book is THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE FIX (Broadway). FMI

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Interview With Libertarian US Senate Candidate Alex Snitker

06/24/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Our guest for this segment is Alex Snitker, a former Marine, an office supply salesperson, and a candidate for the Florida US Senate seat currently held by Gorge LeMieux. He's running on the Libertarian Party ticket.

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