Deputy Metro Editor
Sergio joined The Miami Herald as an editor in 2005. Previously, he worked for the Washington bureau of Gannett News Service/Arizona Republic. He is based in Miami.
Yes there are plenty of empty seats, but still some overcrowded schools
"There currently are 825,000 student stations sitting empty across Florida in every district and at every grade level."
Actually recovered $203 million, but can't take full credit
Bill McCollum has "recovered $200 million in Medicaid fraud."
Good drama, but no facts
Under the new health care law, the elderly will be denied care when they have "passed the age limit for treatment."
Was Crist's surprise veto political revenge?
Charlie Crist "bizarrely vetoed" $9.7 million for a teaching hospital at the University of Florida "despite having previously argued the budget request had merit."
Meek's no fan of offshore oil drilling
"Kendrick Meek is the only candidate who has consistently been against expanded drilling."
They talked about honoring soldiers with existing medals
In Afghanistan "the (military) leadership has proposed a new medal, an award for 'Courageous Restraint' ... for 'NOT FIRING BACK.' "
If it walks like an individual mandate and quacks...
"We actually have not required in this law that you carry health insurance."
He admits his math was wrong
''I have received more contributions than any other candidate in the race – Republican or Democrat.''
She admits she misspoke
"We have constitutional amendment that says that there's a ban on drilling right off Florida's coast."
Numbers back him up
"Snitker has been virtually ignored by the major media."
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