Saturday, April 18, 2015
Rick Scott
Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida

Florida Gov. Scott Hints At Opposition To Medicaid Expansion

Should Gov. Rick Scott ultimately oppose Medicaid expansion, it would be a reversal of his previous position.

April 7, 2015
Magical Mystery Tour

Beatles Lyrics Inspire Misguided Probe

Welcome to the Bizarro World of Governor Rick Scott. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement dispatched an agent to investigate a blogger who had used Beatles lyrics to poke fun at the governor.

April 7, 2015
Welcome to Florida

The Republican List Of Things You Cannot Say

From abortion to guns to climate change, the list of topics that Republicans would rather avoid is growing.

March 18, 2015
Governor Rick Scott visits with FWC staff and Commissioners Yablonski and Roberts on November 17, 2014 at the Bryant Building in Tallahassee. (Florida Fish & Wildlife via Flickr)

Rick Scott’s ‘Creative Editing’ Deftly Deletes ‘Climate Change’

Carl Hiaasen shares a satirical message from Governor Scott, who is still not a scientist.

March 17, 2015
Recently re-elected Governor Rick Scott visits with FWC staff and Commissioners Yablonski and Roberts on November 17, 2014 at the Bryant Building in Tallahassee. (Tim Donovan, Florida Fish & Wildlife/Flickr)

Don’t Say ‘Climate Change’ Or ‘Global Warming,’ Florida Officials Were Told

Florida’s government has a new strategy to beat climate change: ignore it.

March 9, 2015
Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida

Florida Among Nation’s Toughest States To Have Voting Rights Restored

Are Florida’s harsh voting laws unfair?

February 2, 2015
Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida

Hey, America… All Of You, C’mon Down

For low taxes and terrible government services, move to Rick Scott’s Florida.

January 13, 2015
Ruling allows same-sex marriages to begin in Florida

Ruling Allows Same-Sex Marriages To Begin In Florida

Marriage equality has finally come to the Sunshine State.

January 5, 2015
Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida

Court Ends Florida Governor Scott’s Plan On Drug Tests

Governor Scott’s vindictive, wasteful attack on the poor is finally dead.

December 9, 2014
Rick Scott

Court Deals Blow To Drug Testing Of Florida Welfare Recipients

Another court has rejected Rick Scott’s crusade to drug test welfare recipients.

December 3, 2014
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
Marco Rubio

Politicians Agree: They Aren’t Scientists

It’s time to abandon this cheap talking point.

October 23, 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
say yes to the candidate

Today In GOP Outreach: Voting Is Just Like Buying A Dress

GOP outreach is going just great in Florida.

October 1, 2014
rothstein ad

‘Tis The Season For Sleazy Ads

Even for Florida politics, this attack is absurd.

September 23, 2014
Cory Gardner ad

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
Rick Scott

If You Don’t Ask, Rick Scott Won’t Tell

Rick Scott is our own man of mystery, Austin Powers without the hair mop and dance moves. No Florida governor has ever operated with such jet-setting stealth, concealing so many details of his daily travels and contacts. He says he’s out working nonstop for the citizens of his adopted state, yet his official schedule is […]

September 2, 2014
Florida primary

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
Scott RS

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