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This week, RPOF took aim at two myths beginning to gain traction in the mainstream media: First, that Barack Obama is going to win Florida in a walk, and second, that RPOF has no right to free speech on the question of whether or not three Florida Supreme Court Justices should get to keep their jobs. This week, several suspect political polls were released showing Barack Obama with a runaway lead right here in Florida. The most unbelievable of them was Quinnipiac, which showed an absurd 9-point lead for Obama. RPOF immediately blasted the poll and pointed out that Democrats were dramatically oversampled, and the Florida media largely agreed with our analysis:
MIAMI, FL – Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) issued the following statement concerning the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security to grant an 18 month extension for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), for Haitians living in the United States, beginning January 22, 2013. “The extension of Temporary Protected Status is yet another lifeline for tens of thousands of Haitians living in the U.S., especially South Florida. I applaud the decision by Secretary Janet Napolitano and the Department of Homeland Security. This is the right thing to do given the post-earthquake conditions that still exist in Haiti,” says Congresswoman Wilson.
The Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution this week urging Florida’s Governor to apply early voting uniformly across the state and to return early voting to the full 14 possible days of early voting, including the Sunday before election day. The early voting resolution, which was sponsored by Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2, was approved by the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, September 18, 2012.“The state of Florida must do everything possible to ensure that voters have access to the polls. Early voting extends the opportunity to vote for everyone,” Commissioner Monestime said. “Voting should be made easy and convenient.”
A quartet of Republican women toured South Florida on Monday to sing the praises of Mitt Romney. They said a Romney presidency would be good for women - and for men. "Mitt Romney understands the issues for women and all Americans," said U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando. "It's so important that we come together and ... take 10 of our friends to the polls. Get them to take 10 of their friends to the polls. And before you know it, we will make sure that Mitt Romney will be the next president of the United States."
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