Alex Sink's Message to Florida Democrats

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Orlando, Fl. --

Alex Sink is telling Democrats she's not going away.

Sink, who narrowly lost her bid for governor in November, told party activists at a meeting in Orlando Saturday that she's going to be beside them as they work to regain ground in 2012.

Afterward, the former bank president said she wanted to start a nonpartisan policy institute to conduct research on ways to help small businesses and entrepreneurs. The former state chief financial officer said there are conservative think tanks that do research and promote policy, but Florida would benefit from an organization that takes a more moderate approach.

She also said she won't rule out running for office again if the right opportunity comes up.

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  • by Drake Location: Apalachicola on Jan 10, 2011 at 08:02 AM
    Sink, a pure crook beat you in the election, if that is not loud and clear about you aligning with Obama, PLEASE GO AWAY!!!
  • by Anonymous on Jan 10, 2011 at 06:31 AM
    Please go away!
  • by Anonymous on Jan 10, 2011 at 05:32 AM
    It'sfunny when a democrat wins by a narrow margin it's called a landslide victory. When they loose it's a narrow margin or very close race. I closed my small buisness due to the increase in fees, insurance and constant cost of licenses. Each time an inspector would drop by each one had a differnt view of policy and procedure that the state mandates. In order to get the proper paperwork you had to pay a membership fee and order materials in order to comply with state and local ordinance. Now she wants to help??? It's funny when they loose they now want to help.
  • by RetiredMarine Location: Tallahassee on Jan 9, 2011 at 07:19 PM
    It was moderate and liberal thinking that made the regulations that allowed loans to be made to those who otherwise would not have been qualified. Now we have financial institutions toppling and rampant foreclosures. Yet Sink advocates more of the same? Didn't vote for her and won't vote for her.....
  • by ME Location: fl on Jan 9, 2011 at 11:16 AM
    sink,mcbride,smith you lost go home !!!
  • by you lost Location: me in tampa ha ha ha ha on Jan 9, 2011 at 10:00 AM
    alex is still counting votes 2 million 1 2million 3 2 million 3..
  • by voter Location: leon on Jan 9, 2011 at 09:07 AM
    the airplane has been sold alex. GO AWAY. THE FREE RIDE IS OVER.
  • by Park Location: Tallahassee on Jan 9, 2011 at 07:10 AM
    Hey Alex, you're a liberal and you lost. Strange how liberals always classify folks as "conservatives" and "moderates". Why are they so ashamed to call themselves what they are? Maybe Alex should go away for awhile and take voice lessons, then she could learn to properly pronounce words like "home".
  • by Surprise Location: leon county on Jan 9, 2011 at 02:39 AM
    But in We the Peoples favor? We're not going away ether and till when and if? Its "Lets get to work" time trying to clean up this P.C. liberal mess of tax and spend and love of big government.
  • by jerry barnes Location: wakulla on Jan 9, 2011 at 01:21 AM
    sink election is over. you lost.
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