Some Florida Republicans talking up Arizona type of immigration law in Florida, activists protest Israeli seizure of flotilla going to Gaza, and Bill McCollum gets dissed by Eric Holder:Mitch Perry Report 6.2.10

Florida Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement yesterday that the federal government will open criminal and civil investigations into the Gulf oil disaster led the national headlines throughout the country today.  He also met with federal prosecutors and state attorneys general from Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.  But not Florida.  And Bill McCollum is extremely peeved that that's the case.

There's a new television and web ad targeting (among others) Florida Senators Bill Nelson and George LeMieux to get behind the new Senate energy bill sponsored by John Kerry and Joe Lieberman,  and they're using footage from the oil spill as part of their pitch

As political analysts in the U.S. and around the world contest who's at fault in the incident Monday in the Mediterranean Sea continues, approximately two dozen people in Tampa weren't so conflicted, as they demonstrated in front of Florida U.S. Senator Bill Nelson's office, angry over the incident that has left at least 9 people dead.

And more Florida Republicans discuss their love for Arizona's tough new anti-illegal immigration law, and say they hope to create such a law in the Sunshine State.


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