Genuine progressive gets cold shoulder in Florida governor’s race

William Patrick
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Feb 14, 2014 5:00 AM
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Genuine progressive gets cold shoulder in Florida governor’s race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Nan Rich is running for governor of Florida.

While that’s not news, the lack of attention paid to the progressive Democrat — and legitimate contender — is curious.

The former state senator was the most powerful Democrat in the Florida Legislature until she was term-limited out of office in 2012.