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2 hrs ago | Florida Trend

Miami Beach leaders proposing a hike in storm water fees

The bitter fight between Republican incumbent Rick Scott and his predecessor, Republican-turned-independent-turned Democrat Charlie Crist, has created an opening for Libertarian Adrian Wyllie who is unknown to more than nine in 10 voters and is scoring in the polls because Mr. Scott and Mr. Crist have so turned off parts of the electorate.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Tampa, FL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Winter Park, FL

6 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Little-Known Libertarian Could Decide Florida Governor's Race

The nation's most closely watched governor's race, the battle for the Florida governor's mansion, just got even more interesting.

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

7 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Libertarian Adrian Wyllie Could Sink Charlie Crist's Campaign Hopes, Poll Finds

Who the hell is Adrian Wyllie? Well, he's a military vet, an IT consultant and the host of a libertarian radio talk show in Pinellas County .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Pinellas County, FL, Rick Scott

11 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

Florida files suit to recoup Digital Domain cash

Florida officials filed suit today to claw back millions of dollars in incentives for visual-effects firm Digital Domain in what has been called the biggest bust in state job-luring history.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, St Lucie County, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, St. Lucie, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Attention Florida Kossacks

Give me your ears, and your eyes and your attendance PLEASE !!! I have a pretty big announcement here.... This is about our Meetup August 9 th Inverness, Florida.

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Related Topix: Social Software, US Governors

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Survey USA Has Charlie Crist (D) Back In The Lead, Leads Rick Scott (R) 46-40

In the most recent WFLA-TV/SurveyUSA tracking poll, the former governor is now leading incumbent Republican Rick Scott by six points, with a 46-40 percent margin.

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

Orlando Weekly

Charlie Crist names running mate

Generally speaking, in politics you don't control the news cycle so much as it makes a blurry spin cycle out of you .

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government

News 4 Jax

Ethics, election complaints a campaign weapon

The number of ethics and election complaints rise sharply in election years. Eight complaints have been filed by one side or the other in the hotly contested gubernatorial race, and the complaints are seldom upheld or effective campaign strategy.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott

Capital Soup

Introducing CharlieForFlorida.com/Policy

STATEMENT FROM RPOF CHAIRMAN LESLIE DOUGHER: "While Rick Scott has outlined his vision for Florida's future with five policy rollouts so far, Charlie Crist has spent his summer doing nothing except embarrassing himself with false attacks.

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

Sunshine State News

Annette Taddeo, Why No African-American Consulting Firm?

Now that the story about a suspect contract Annette Taddeo, as chair of the Miami-Dade DEC, made with her executive director, Juan Cuba is out, and while the likes of Pam Bondi, and whoever else, is looking into said contract , I have a rather pressing question.

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Related Topix: African-American, Florida, Florida Government, US Governors

Daily Kos

Climate wars are on in Florida

Finally, here in Florida, we are beginning to have the much needed discussion about global warming.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, Rick Scott, US Governors, University of Miami, Florida State University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

Herald recommends: Miami-Dade Circuit Court Group 26

Judge Rodney Smith, 39, is the incumbent in this race — and voters should keep it that way.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott, Role Models

News Max

Gay Marriage Becomes Hot Issue in Fla. Governor Race

Same-sex marriage is emerging as a crucial "Keys" issue in the upcoming Florida governor's battle, with both candidates, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat challenger Charlie Crist, appearing cautiously uncertain about just where to take a stand on the contentious issue.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors, Key West, FL, Monroe County, FL

The Miami Herald

Complaints against Crist and Scott thrown out

Workers in the mixing room blend various spices to create Badia products. Miami-based Badia Spices has grown from a small company serving the local Cuban community to an enterprise that sells its products throughout the United States and in dozens of international markets, competing with the largest spice companies in the nation.

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

Capital Soup

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera: Gov. Scott's Success in Adding Jobs Highlights Crist Failures

Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera released the following statement on Florida's economy under Charlie Crist vs. Rick Scott: "As we launch our 'Jobs for the Next Generation' policy today and commit to initiatives as soon as next legislative session to grow more manufacturing jobs - Charlie Crist's record of economic failure stands out.

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

Sunshine State News

Shouldn't Annette Taddeo Have to Explain 537 Consulting, LLC?

The Democrats' 537 Consulting, LLC certainly looks a lot like the Republicans' disgraced Victory Strategies did in 2010.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Personal Finance, Social Security, Florida, Florida Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Naples Daily News

Exclusive: Scott, Crist spend millions on TV ads An analysis of...

After rounds of television ads hammering Democrat Charlie Crist, Gov. Rick Scott's campaign in May rolled out "Grandpa," a positive ad featuring the Republican governor's grandson.

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Related Topix: US News, Rick Scott, US Governors

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Charlie Crist (D), "Rick Scott (R) Is Allergic To Answering Questions"

Try finding out why he turned down $2.4 billion for the high-speed rail project.

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Related Topix: US Governors, California High-Speed Rail

St. Petersburg Times

A closer look at Annette Taddeo, Charlie Crist's running mate

"The best asset that the Miami-Dade Democratic Party has is Annette Taddeo," Nelson Diaz, chair of the local GOP, said during a spring good-government seminar arranged by the Miami Dade College faculty union.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Rick Scott

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

When Asked His Views On Marriage Equality, FL Gov Rick Scott Offers Word Salad

It seems that it is difficult to get a direct answer about much of anything from Florida's Governor Rick Scott.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, US News, Liberal Political News

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