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Chris Christie and Rick Scott campaign through Florida

Florida: Rick Scott Headed To Victory In Governor’s Race

Find out how Rick Scott survived to see another term.

November 4, 2014
Chris Christie and Rick Scott campaign through Florida

Uneven Records On Health Care For Florida’s Candidates

Women’s health is on the ballot in the Sunshine State.

November 3, 2014
Florida gubernatorial debate

Who’s The Least Worst For Governor?

Is this really the best that Florida can do?

October 28, 2014
Crist Scott debate

Endorse This: You Won’t Believe Why Rick Scott Refused To Debate His Opponent

Don’t miss one of the strangest moments in recent political history.

October 16, 2014
Charlie Crist

Midterm Roundup: A New Frontrunner In Florida?

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 9, 2014
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Today In GOP Outreach: Voting Is Just Like Buying A Dress

GOP outreach is going just great in Florida.

October 1, 2014
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‘Tis The Season For Sleazy Ads

Even for Florida politics, this attack is absurd.

September 23, 2014
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Poll Roundup: Colorado Senate Race Is A ‘Nail Biter’ Leading Up To First Debate

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

September 5, 2014
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2014 And The Limits Of Rage

WASHINGTON — The short-term future of politics in the nation’s capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate. But for a sense of the long-term future of politics in the country as a whole, watch the governors’ races. The question to ask: Do voters begin to […]

August 28, 2014
Florida primary

Florida Primary Voters Make Crist-Scott Gubernatorial Battle Official

By Aaron Deslatte and Scott Powers, Orlando Sentinel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Charlie Crist’s transformation from Republican governor to Democratic nominee was cemented Tuesday as he easily cruised to the nomination for his old job by his new party. Now voters and donors will be bracing themselves as Crist and GOP Governor Rick Scott wage one […]

August 27, 2014
Charlie Crist

GOP Turns Crist’s Republican Past Against Him

To become the next governor of Florida, Charlie Crist needs to do everything he can to convince Democrats that he’s truly one of them, while reassuring Republicans that he’s still the same moderate he’s always been. That’s just politics. But no matter how persuasive he is, Crist can’t totally hide from his Republican past. A […]

August 12, 2014
Charlie Crist

Charlie Crist Says He’s Not Worried Democratic Voters Might Spurn Him

By Patricia Mazzei, The Miami Herald MIAMI — Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida said Wednesday he is confident he can excite Democratic voters — though some are upset that he won’t debate his primary opponent. “I think they understand, frankly, what I’m up against and what the real challenge is here, and that […]

August 7, 2014
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Bought And Paid For With A Texas Hunting Trip

Back when he first ran for governor of Florida as a self-styled outsider, Rick Scott lambasted his opponent in the Republican primary for taking campaign money from U.S. Sugar, one of the worst corporate polluters of the Everglades. Scott indignantly squeaked that Bill McCollum had been “bought and paid for” by U.S. Sugar. He said […]

August 5, 2014
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Slugfest Of Florida Governor’s Race Promises To Intensify

By Marc Caputo, The Miami Herald In Florida’s bareknuckle governor’s race, it’s as if the 2010 campaign season never ended. The Florida Democratic Party on Thursday announced a digital media effort to highlight a sealed deposition that damaged Rick Scott on the campaign trail four years ago. At the same time, the Republican Party of […]

July 24, 2014
Sam Brownback

Poll Roundup: Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Is ‘Fighting For His Life’

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

June 27, 2014
Charlie Crist

Charlie, This Flip-Flop’s A Bad Idea

Charlie Crist wants to go to Cuba this summer, in the middle of his campaign to get elected governor of Florida again. It would be a flaky thing to do, but that’s Charlie. He thinks the trip will win him votes. His sunny optimism is based on polls showing that most Floridians want an end […]

May 20, 2014
Charlie Crist (D). Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Former Florida Governor Wants U.S. Cuba Embargo Lifted

Miami (AFP) – A former Florida governor who is seeking re-election said Saturday he was in favor of lifting a U.S. embargo on Cuba. Washington has had an economic embargo clamped on the communist-run Caribbean country since 1962, and the two have never moved off a Cold War footing in their ties. “I have come […]

May 18, 2014
Charlie Crist (D). Photo via Wikimedia Commons

In Political Move With Risks And Rewards, Charlie Crist Explores Visit To Cuba

By Marc Caputo and Adam C. Smith, The Miami Herald MIAMI — In a move that would have been unthinkable for any statewide Florida candidate just a few years ago, Charlie Crist is planning to visit Cuba this summer. Nothing is final, but the Democratic candidate for governor is eager to learn more about Cuba as […]

May 8, 2014
Charlie Crist (D). Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Midterm Poll Roundup: Is Crist In Trouble?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. What follows is a brief summary of some key polls from the week of April 20: Florida Florida’s gubernatorial race remains […]

April 25, 2014
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The Profound Urgency Of DCF Reform

With much chest thumping, Florida governor Rick Scott last week signed a law clipping auto-tag fees by about $25 per vehicle in the state. He used the opportunity to blast former governor Charlie Crist for raising those fees five years ago. What Scott cynically failed to mention during the bill-signing charade was that all the […]

April 8, 2014
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Poll: Rick Scott Erases Deficit In Florida Gubernatorial Race

Florida governor Rick Scott, a Republican, has all but erased Democratic challenger Charlie Crist’s huge lead, and now trails the former governor by a statistically insignificant 2 percent according to the latest Public Policy Polling poll of Florida’s 2014 gubernatorial race. The poll finds Crist leading Scott 43 to 41 percent, within the poll’s plus-or-minus […]

January 22, 2014