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Roger Perry
08-08-2009, 11:00 AM
Wonder what he is covering up that he felt he had to leave office early.

Martinez sets off another scramble (http://www.postonpolitics.com/2009/08/martinez-sets-off-another-scramble/)

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 http://www.postonpolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/0090807_martinez-325x235.jpg (http://www.postonpolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/0090807_martinez.jpg) Republican Sen. Mel Martinez, with his wife, Kitty, at his side,



ORLANDO U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez, the instigator of the most chaotic year in the past century of Florida politics, threw the state another curveball Friday by resigning 17 months before the end of his first and only term.

http://www.postonpolitics.com/tag/mel-martinez/

subroc
08-08-2009, 11:15 AM
No real loss. He probably feels guilty about his stance on the illegal alien amnesty bill a few years back and is finally ready to do the right thing and step down. The nation will be better for his decision.

badbullgator
08-09-2009, 07:01 PM
No loss at all. Bye-Bye mel hello Charlie

TXduckdog
08-10-2009, 02:29 PM
I was gonna say....somehow Charlie is in this mix...although I thought he'd be up for a senatorial seat.....HOR is a little too low class for an ex gov.

road kill
08-10-2009, 02:34 PM
See, unlike the Dems who will take anything (and I mean ANYTHING!) that can vote, the Rep are not afraid to weed the garden!!

Thomas D
08-10-2009, 04:05 PM
Although you might already know, Charlie could appoint himself to Martinez position. However, he won't. Obvious political suicide. He can win it himself.

dnf777
08-10-2009, 07:46 PM
See, unlike the Dems who will take anything (and I mean ANYTHING!) that can vote, the Rep are not afraid to weed the garden!!

Didn't the dems get rid of Spitzer? Unlike Larry Craig who served out his term. Or Sanford. Or Vitter. Where's Edwards. He's done.

Gun_Dog2002
08-10-2009, 10:53 PM
Didn't the dems get rid of Spitzer? Unlike Larry Craig who served out his term. Or Sanford. Or Vitter. Where's Edwards. He's done.

And replaced them with bigger criminals nominated by the pres....

/Paul