Jim Greer http://wlrn.org en Sorry, We Can't Hear Jim Greer's Story About A Golf Cart Full Of Prostitutes http://wlrn.org/post/sorry-we-cant-hear-jim-greers-story-about-golf-cart-full-prostitutes <p>I am sorry, everyone, but a judge doesn't want to let us all in on some of the more&nbsp;"defamatory'' and "salacious" aspects of&nbsp;the saga of Jim Greer, the former Florida Republican Party leader who was accused of defrauding the party to the tune of $200,000.</p><p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:32:48 +0000 Ashley Lopez 5564 at http://wlrn.org Sorry, We Can't Hear Jim Greer's Story About A Golf Cart Full Of Prostitutes Top Republicans Confess: Voter Suppression Was Goal Of 2011 Florida Election Law http://wlrn.org/post/top-republicans-confess-voter-suppression-was-goal-2011-florida-election-law <p></p><p>The whole idea behind the voting law state legislators passed in 2011 was to discourage Democratic voters.</p><p>That's the bottom line in a <a href="http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/early-voting-curbs-called-power-play/nTFDy/">Palm Beach Post story by Dara Kam and John Lantigua</a>. Although the law was presented as an urgently needed defense against voter fraud, sources including former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist and former state GOP Chairman Jim Greer and some Republican campaign consultants tell the Post a very different story:</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:01:00 +0000 Rick Stone 5281 at http://wlrn.org Top Republicans Confess: Voter Suppression Was Goal Of 2011 Florida Election Law Judge: Former Republican Party Head Jim Greer Can Sue Two State Senators http://wlrn.org/post/judge-former-republican-party-head-jim-greer-can-sue-two-state-senators <p>A civil lawsuit filed by former Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer against two state lawmakers can proceed.</p><p>A judge in Tallahassee on Monday&nbsp;<a href="http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2012/10/judge-considers-whether-haridopolos-thrasher-should-be-part-of-jim-greer-civil-case.html">refused to toss out the suit </a>against Senate President Mike Haridopolos and Sen. John Thrasher. Greer is suing them as well as the state Republican party over severance pay he says they promised him.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 20:08:43 +0000 Gina Jordan 2553 at http://wlrn.org Judge: Former Republican Party Head Jim Greer Can Sue Two State Senators