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Marco Rubio, a Senate hopeful in Florida, "has more Facebook friends than any other 2010 U.S. Senate candidate."

    Inside the Beltway

    Lady Gaga recently beat out President Obama in the number of Facebook "friends" she accumulated - 11.9 million for the chanteuse versus 10.4 million for the president.


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President Obama is greeted by Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as he arrives at Louis Armstrong International New Orleans Airport in Kenner, La., on June 4. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson looks on. Conservatives vilified Mr. Crist for "the hug" - his embrace of Mr. Obama as the president pushed for the $787 billion stimulus package.

    Crist alliances upset GOP

    A Republican no longer, Gov. Charlie Crist just can't seem to get enough of President Obama or Democratic priorities.


  • Texas Sen. John Cornyn, the Senate Republicans' campaign chairman who recruited Florida Gov. Charlie Crist into that state's Senate race, says if Mr. Crist does run as an independent he will be asked to refund many campaign contributions (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Cornyn: Crist shows D.C. can't pick winners

    Sen. John Cornyn, the Senate Republicans' campaign chairman who recruited Florida Gov. Charlie Crist into that state's Senate race, said Thursday Mr. Crist's fall shows the danger of Washington politicians trying to pick winners and losers in the midst of anti-Washington sentiment.


  • ** FILE** Former Florida House Speaker and Florida Republican Senate candidate, Marco Rubio addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Cantor endorses Rubio over Crist

    House Minority Whip Eric Cantor endorsed Florida Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio on Tuesday, saying he represents a "principled" choice for Republicans over Gov. Charlie Crist.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE This Jan. 19, 2010 file photo shows Massachusetts State Sen. Scott Brown, R-Wrentham, celebrating in Boston with daughter Arianna, left, wife Gail, second from left hugging daughter Ayla, after winning a special election held to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy.(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty,File)

    'Scott Brown' candidates rising up

    As Washington struggled to discern a meaning from Massachusetts' special election, candidates outside the Beltway said one message is clear: Outsider, grass-roots campaigns that tap voters' anger at Washington arrogance will win in 2010.


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    3 states scolded for unspent stimulus funds

    Florida has done the worst at spending stimulus bill transportation money, with only 2 percent of its available highway construction money being used already, according to a congressional study.


  • Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (AP Photo)

    Florida lags in using transportation funds

    Florida has done the worst at spending stimulus bill transportation money, with only 2 percent of its available highway money being used already on construction projects, according to a congressional study.


  • Weekend at McCain's just the ticket?

    The presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain says it's purely coincidental, but three of the guests scheduled to drop by the senator's Arizona home over the Memorial Day weekend happen to be on the shortlist of vice presidential contenders.


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    Weekend at McCain's just the ticket?

    The presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain says it's purely coincidental, but three of the guests scheduled to drop by the senator's Arizona home over the Memorial Day weekend happen to be on the shortlist of vice presidential contenders.


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