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8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Scott and Crist bash each other at campaign events

Florida's increasingly bitter and expensive campaign for governor is kicking into gear with two months left before Election Day.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillsborough County, FL

12 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

E.J. DIONNE: 2014 and the limits of rage

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.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Rick Scott, Jan Brewer, Opinion

15 hrs ago | AlertNet

ANALYSIS- Florida power utilities fear return of 'Green Governor' Crist

When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, US News, Rick Scott

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Miami Herald

Carl Hiaasen:

No Florida governor has ever operated with such jet-setting stealth, concealing so many details of his daily travels and contacts.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, us Travel, Travel, US Governors

Washington Times

John Morgan: The man behind the medical pot drive

The worst day of John Morgan's life was when his brother snapped his neck diving into a Walt Disney World lagoon while working as a lifeguard.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Florida, Florida Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Governors

Palm Beach County primary vote totals

This past week, Florida held primary elections for the Democratic and Republican party candidates, as well as non-partisan races and some questions to be answered in a couple of the towns within the county.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Lois Frankel, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Palm Beach County, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

St. Petersburg Times

Crist calls on Scott to stop defense of gay marriage ban

Charlie Crist is calling on Rick Scott to pull the plug on the state's efforts to defend its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives

Pushing Rope

The Florida Progressive Caucus and Charlie Crist

Florida Progressive Coalition head Susan Smith has been less than enthusiastic about Charlie Crist winning the Democratic nomination for governor.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

"The Sunday Political Brunch!" August 31, 2014, by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis

I thought as the campaign hits the final stretch we'd "brunch" on what's at stake and the big races around the country.


Related Topix: US News, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Mitch McConnell, US Governors, Rick Scott

News Max

Bill Clinton to Speak at Miami Rally for Charlie Crist

Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker at a rally in Miami Friday for Democrat gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist in his heated battle to unseat Republican Gov. Rick Scott.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, US Governors, History in the News, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Rick Scott

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Bill Clinton Coming To Miami September 5th To Campaign For Charlie Crist

President Bill Clinton will be joining us in Miami on Friday, September 5th, to kick off the final two months of this campaign.


Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

American Reporter

MomentumTHE War of the Theater Groups

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 16, 2009. 4:04AM -- Here in this coastal resort town that is home to more Scientologists and assorted inventors and kooks than you can shake a stick at, Barry Holzsweig is breaking the mold today as he opens a long, sleek service station on a busy U.S. Highway 19 in an event that could be almost as important as the sale of ... (more)


Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Theater, Arts, Inventions, Science / Technology, US Governors, University of Georgia

On Top Magazine

Charlie Crist Urges Rick Scott Not To Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Friday called on Governor Rick Scott to do what's best for Floridians and not appeal a recent federal judge's ruling striking down Florida's ban on gay marriage.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Gay/Lesbian, Rick Scott, US Governors, Washington DC


5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania, Pat Quinn

Sunshine State News

Unity Tour All Show, No Go

Democrats who were saying a lot of ugly things about each other less than a week ago are suddenly hugging it out on a theatrical kumbaya tour.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Rick Scott

Fri Aug 29, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Ruth: Strap on the mudflaps

Here's the most pressing question of the 2014 campaign for governor. By the time election day arrives Nov. 4, after being inundated with negative commercials, how many of us will be reduced to basket cases curled up in fetal positions? This isn't going to be a campaign pitting incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott against former Republican ... (more)


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Netherlands, World News, Alex Sink, Opinion

GOP ad blasts Charlie Crist for previous ties to Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein



Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott

Miami New Times

Florida Primary Voter Turnout Lowest Its Been in 16 Years

Just 17.5 percent of Florida's registered voters bothered to turn out for Florida's primary election on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Rick Scott, US News

Palm Beach Post

Crist to Dems: - We're coming together. This is a unity thing...'

Charlie Crist and Nan Rich finally shared a stage together - not once, but twice - at a pair of unity rallies organized by the Florida Democratic Party on Thursday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Palm Beach, FL, Riviera Beach, FL

The Miami Herald

South Florida mastermind of $1 billion-plus swindle faces long prison term

Joel Steinger, the ailing businessman who once lived in a Fort Lauderdale waterfront mansion while orchestrating a $1 billion-plus life insurance investment scam, faces up to 20 years in prison at his sentencing on Friday.


Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors