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Tampa NAACP Skewers Fraudulent Transit Plan: They Will Vote ‘No’

October 19, 2018 - 10:30am
NAACP members listen in disgust Thursday night

There is one group in Hillsborough County Jeff Vinik can’t buy.

African-American Voters Ditch Cruz, Gravitate Towards Dana Young

October 19, 2018 - 6:00am
State Sen. Dana Young

Could House Minority Leader Janet Cruz’s insults to African-American voters cut any deeper than bragging about endorsements from Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, an unapologetic racial profiler, and the Tampa Bay Times which took many not-so-subtle racist jabs at Andrew Gillum during the Democratic primary?

Hillsborough Progressives Reject Janet Cruz

October 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Bob Buesing, Janet Cruz and Susan Valdes

When the Democratic Progressive Caucus issued its endorsements this week, one prominent name was omitted: Janet Cruz.

Janet Cruz's Contradictions Are Eating up Her Campaign

October 4, 2018 - 6:00am
Janet Cruz

Inconsistencies dogging the Janet Cruz campaign for Florida Senate not only include key political issues but more fundamental representations, such as her name and address.

Cruz Continued Campaign Claims: Deceitful, Deplorable, Desperate

September 25, 2018 - 6:00am
We know her first name is Janet

Tampa voters have learned that the current midterm elections have irrefutably accentuated an important axiom:  Always question the veracity of state Rep. Janet Cruz.

The Grossly Cynical, Hypocritical Campaign of Janet Cruz

September 19, 2018 - 6:00am
Janet Cruz

When State Rep. Janet Cruz jumped into a Florida Senate race against incumbent Republican Dana Young, she told Tampa voters she was motivated to run because of the February school shootings in Parkland.

After LG Picks, First Order of Business for DeSantis and Gillum: Mending Fences

September 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Jeanette Nuñez and Chris King

With Jeanette Nuñez and Chris King, the gubernatorial hopefuls Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum chose solid, if not bold, imaginative picks for their running mates last week.  But they face monumental missionary work after bitter, divisive primaries.

Gwen Graham’s Woeful Hillsborough Performance Reflects on Tampa Bay Times, Buckhorn

August 30, 2018 - 10:45am
Bob Buckhorn, Paul Tash and Gwen Graham

The Tampa Bay Times once meant something in Hillsborough County despite its sparring with a credible rival in the Tampa Tribune. But that era ended years ago.

Peter Schorsch's Racist Tweet

August 27, 2018 - 12:00pm

No one ever confused Peter Schorsch with Heywood Campbell Broun, Ernie Pyle, Nellie Bly, or even the rawest cub reporter.

Main Casualty in the Alvarez-Valdes Florida House Contest: Janet Cruz

August 22, 2018 - 10:30am
Janet Cruz

Susan Valdes, the early favorite in the Democratic primary race for Florida House District 62, has run a gaffe-riddled campaign but she won’t be branded the biggest loser if opponent Michael Alvarez pulls an upset next Tuesday.

That honor will belong to outgoing state Rep. Janet Cruz, who represents at present the Tampa district. The term-limited Cruz is challenging incumbent Republican state Sen. Dana Young in District 18.



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