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Politicians live in a day and age where it's easier than ever to write up a quick message to say hello to constituents or give their opinion on breaking news or hot issues. Social media can be elected officials' greatest companion -- it was pivotal in reaching out to young voters for Barack Obama's first presidential campaign and has since been a tool to easily create name recognition nationwide. Comment?
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry will turn his eyes to Florida next week as he looks at running for the Republican presidential contest in 2016. Despite U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., already in the contest and former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., expected to enter the race, Perry will stump across the Sunshine State next week. Comment?
But during the days and hours before the annual session started March 3, about $1.3 million poured into lawmakers' campaign accounts -- with large chunks of money coming from businesses or groups with interests in the Capitol, according to newly filed campaign-finance reports. A search of the state Division of Elections database shows that contributions dated March 1 through March 3 to House candidates totaled $710,000. Comment?
The House and Senate committees charged with crafting budget plans have finished their first drafts. Differences between the two chambers on some of the major policy issues are starting to emerge. Comment?
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