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  1. Finally, a January cool down across southwest FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Examiner.com

    January 2015 has been a warm one across southwest Florida. The first five days of the month saw temperatures at both Fort Myers and Naples run 10 or more degrees above average each day.

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  2. "We believe there's a void right now in leadership throughout the country."Read the original story

    9 min ago | Bloomberg

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has formed a political action committee called Leadership Matters for America as he prepares for a likely presidential campaign, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The move comes days after Christie attended the last inauguration of a governor he helped elect as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, and gives him a new political platform to travel and fundraise.

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  3. Gov. Christie Launches Organization To Fund Possible CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

    The 2016 Presidential election is more than a year and a half away but another potential candidate is getting ready for a run. The republican governor's move is widely expected and puts him one step closer to joining a crowded GOP field.

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  4. New Jersey's Christie launches political action committeeRead the original story

    20 min ago | Brookale Public Radio

    Christie's move was widely expected. It comes after months of preparation for a White House campaign, including late-night foreign policy briefing sessions and repeat visits to key early-voting states.

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  5. Christie Launches Fund-Raising PAC, Takes Biggest Step Yet Towards 2016 Presidential RunRead the original story

    24 min ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. While not a formal entry into the race, opening the political action committee will allow Christie to begin to hire staffers, build the foundations of a campaign operation and travel across the country as he weighs a final decision on a run.

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  6. Summit in the desertRead the original story

    26 min ago | Bloomberg

    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul stood apart from Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Texas Senator Ted Cruz on foreign policy when the trio of Republican presidential hopefuls shared a stage for the first time during a private donor event for the Koch political network Sunday night in Palm Springs, Calif. Rubio seemed most in command of the room, garnering repeated applause throughout the 80-minute discussion, and all three senators made a pitch that the American economy is sick because income inequality has grown under President Barack Obama.

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  7. Chris Christie Sets Up PAC in First Step Toward 2016 BidRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | News Max

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, the Wall Street Journal reported. The launch of the PAC, called Leadership Matters for America, is the clearest sign yet that Christie is running, the newspaper said.

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  8. Upcoming changes at 17-92 flyover project to affect other roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Business Journal

    The U.S. 17-92 flyover project at State Road 436 hits another milestone this week as contractor Lane Construction Corp. moves on to the next phase and installs "Texas U-Turn" lanes. The U.S. 17-92 flyover project at State Road 436 hits another milestone this week as contractor Lane Construction Corp. moves on to the next phase and installs "Texas U-Turn" lanes.

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  9. New Jersey governor Christie Christie preparing for White House run: WSJRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Raw Story

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, the Wall Street Journal reported. The launch of the PAC, called Leadership Matters for America, is the clearest sign yet that Christie is running, the newspaper said.

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  10. Chris Christie joins crowded fight for donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | MarketWatch

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class. The launch of the PAC, called Leadership Matters for America, is the clearest sign yet that Christie is running.

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  11. Republican hopefuls appear at billionaire Koch ret...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Three potential Republican presidential candidates appeared before a gathering of wealthy donors organized by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers in California on Sunday night. The summit, held at a luxury resort near Palm Springs sealed off to outsiders, drew Republican Senators Marco Rubio from Florida, Rand Paul from Kentucky and Ted Cruz from Texas.

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  12. Jeb's invisible man strategyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WICU12 Erie

    In the so-called Invisible Primary of 2016, Jeb Bush is the invisible man --- and he prefers it that way. After taking the political world by surprise in early January with the formation of a shiny new political committee, Bush has largely receded from public view, instead putting an acute focus on raising money and building what his growing team of aides describe as a "shock and awe" campaign operation.

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  13. NJ Gov. Chris Christie launches PAC to potentially run for president in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Post-Standard

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. While not a formal entry into the race, opening the political action committee will allow Christie to begin to hire staffers, build the foundations of a campaign operation and travel across the country as he weighs a final decision on a run.

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  14. The rise of 'scam PACs'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Politico

    A few hours after a certain former Florida governor took to Facebook last month to announce he was going to " actively explore" a presidential run , a political action committee called the Conservative Action Fund blasted out an email to thousands of recipients urging them to " help us stop Jeb Bush today ." The email, signed by the PAC's chairman, Shaun McCutcheon, pleaded, "If you are a conservative like me who is tired of the special interest, political elites like Jeb Bush running the GOP, then I need your immediate help to make it clear that American conservatives reject a Jeb Bush candidacy."

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  15. Florida Gov. seeks money for more veterans nursing homesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants money to start planning to build the state's eighth and ninth nursing homes for veterans. Scott will announce Monday that he is asking for $7.4 million from state legislators.

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  16. Florida Colleges Rushing to Offer Degrees in CybersecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    The now infamous computer hacks infuriated consumers who had personal information compromised and Hollywood honchos who had embarrassing emails made public. But headline-grabbing computer intrusions are only a fraction of what is going on in the Wild West of cybercrime.

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  17. New Jersey governor Chris Christie preparing for White House run: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey on his monthly radio call-in show in Ewing, New Jersey, Dec. 15, 2014. Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey on his monthly radio call-in show in Ewing, New Jersey, Dec. 15, 2014.

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  18. Splits on Iran, Cuba Dominate First GOP Presidential ForumRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    The first 2016 presidential forum of the year revealed sharp divisions on foreign policy Sunday night, with Sen. Rand Paul breaking with his colleagues on both Iran and Cuba -- a split that's likely to play out in detail over the next year. Flanked by Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio , Paul joked when the panel's moderator, ABC's Jonathan Karl, asked a question about Cuba, "I'm kinda surrounded on this one."

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  19. There's a Lesson in Baileygate and Allegations of FDLE MeddlingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    ... like an electrical storm, particularly in the Herald/Times. What I'm talking about is something else in Florida government, something beyond collusion in an isolated incident involving what Gov. Rick Scott's people might have said to Gerald Bailey's ...

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  20. What the Grassroots Is Really Thinking about the CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | American Thinker

    I know it's early and the roster of potential Republican nominees for the 2016 presidential race is hardly set. But I'm already fed up with pundits and party operatives telling me what I think of the candidates, as if they had performed a Vulcan mind meld with the conservative grassroots and GOP base .

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