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Florida’s Jobless Could Swell to 3 Million, Says Gubernatorial Candidate Khavari

The ranks of jobless Floridians, currently numbering more than a million, could triple by the end of next year as a result of the devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, says economist Farid A. Khavari, a Democratic candidate for governor of Florida.

Campaign Ad Watch: Dale Peterson for Alabama Agriculture Commissioner

How often do you see a candidate riding a horse, brandishing a weapon and talking about Facebook in a television commercial? Not often enough.

Whack Job: Billy Roper of the Nationalist Party

This is a new feature for Uncovered Politics called the “Whack Job of the Week” in which I plan to throw the spotlight onto someone who is either crazy, stupid or a little bit of both. Far too frequently the media ignores or even gives credible coverage to people who are, quite frankly, deserving of [...]

The Back of the Pack: Thune Speaks to NRA

On May 17th, Republican Senator John Thune of South Dakotka addressed the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in North Carolina. Thune joined other GOP hopefuls like Sarah Palin, Congressman Mike Pence and Haley Barbour in speaking to the crowd of gun rights activists.

Prediction: The Torch Has Passed from Ron to Rand

With his victory in the Kentucky Republican primary for U.S. Senate, Rand Paul (son of Texas Congressman and 2-time Presidential candidate Ron Paul) is on a fast track to Washington.

Looking Back: Florida’s Hard Road to Success Outside the Major Party System

With Governor Charlie Crist pondering a bid for U.S. Senate as a No Party Affiliation candidate, now seems like a good time to take a look back at the history of third party and independent candidates in Florida.