A planned dredging project at the Port of Miami would cost $75 million in federal money. However, incoming Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) says that he does not support federal earmarks. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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To Defenders, Some Earmarks Are Sound Politics

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Mock-up of a high-speed-rail train by Siemens, one of the firms in the running for the Florida contract, with Siemens executives Eric Spiegel (left) and Oliver Hauck in Tampa in October. Steve Nesius/AP Images for Siemens hide caption

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States Move Ahead With High-Speed-Rail Projects

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Florida To Consider Pardoning Jim Morrison For Indecent Exposure

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Obama Reverses Decision Expanding Offshore Drilling

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White House: No Drilling In East Coast Waters

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It's a circuitous route to the last house on the end of No Name Key, Fla. Most houses on this tiny island community are powered by solar energy. J. Pat Carter/AP hide caption

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Tiny Fla. Island Debates Joining Electric Grid

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Sen. Rubio: 'Tea Party Poster Boy' Or GOP Insider?

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In Fla., Gov. Race A Nail-Biter; GOP Wins Sen. Seat

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Lighting Science Group, a small Florida-based company selling its bulbs at Home Depot, is the first firm to manufacture an LED, which costs less than $20 and produces as much light as a 40-watt incandescent bulb. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Latest Lighting Technology Hits The Market

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Campaigns Across The U.S.: Attack Ads In Fla.

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Florida Governor's Race Draws To Fiery Close

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Fast-Paced Foreclosures: Florida's 'Rocket Docket'

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Julio Galligaris sorts through mail-in ballots that have been cast and received at the Miami-Dade Election Department headquarters in Doral, Fla., on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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How Early Voting Is Changing Elections

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