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Hillsborough Latino group files federal suit to get Florida's RNC delegates back listen

01/31/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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The Hillsborough Hispanic Coalition is challenging the loss of 50 delegates at the Republican National Convention in August. Florida is supposed to have 100, but had that number slashed for holding its presidential preference primary early. Attorney Michael Steinberg has filed the case in Federal court because states the two major parties allow to have primaries or caucuses early don’t represent the Latino population and he says that is discriminatory.

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Top Bay Area Attorneys Discuss the Oil Disaster In The Gulf

05/26/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Coming up today on Radioactivity: Two prominent local attorneys will discuss the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. But first let's hear some provocative comments from former Clinton advisor James Carville about the Obama administration's handling of the crisis.

James Carville appearing this morning on ABC's Good Morning America.

With the oil disaster still occurring in the Gulf we're joined now by two local attorneys who have strong opinions about what to do to address the crisis. Ou...

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Tobacco attorney urges state to preserve Trust Fund

11/19/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Welcome to WMNF’s Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei.

Ten years ago, trial lawyers won billions of dollars from the tobacco companies to help pay for the health care of people who are suffering from lung cancer and other health related diseases. But the money from the 1998 tobacco settlement is propping up state of Florida government and helping balance the state budget. Is that the right use for the money? We’ll talk about that with one of the attorneys who won the lawsuit for the state o...

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