University of South Florida fires head football coach Jim Leavitt for hitting a player, and Democrats want Senator John Thrasher removed from certain committees if he is named head of the Florida Republican Party.
Florida's 2010 Political Landscape
It’s the first week of 2010 and Florida’s election season has already begun. The state’s Chief Financial Officer and Attorney General are battling for the governor’s job. And what once seemed an inevitable victory for Gov. Charlie Crist in the U.S. Senate race now looks competitive. Plus, it’s midterm elections nationally, which could strengthen Democrats’ hold of Congress or erode their majorities. We look at how politics will shape 2010, coming up on Florida Matters.
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Jeffrey Multer, Concertmaster of The Florida Orchestra; James Connors, Principal Cellist; and Franz Mantini, piano, will perform a program of chamber music, including Brahm's 1st Violin Sonata. Enjoy music in an intimate setting among the famed Inness Painting. Reception follows to meet the artists. Free.