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2 hrs ago | On Top Magazine

Charlie Crist Applauds Ruling Striking Down Florida's Gay Marriage Ban

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has applauded a judge's ruling striking down the state's ban on gay marriage.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US Governors, Miami Dade County, FL

2 hrs ago | Capital Soup

Republican Party of Florida Releases New TV Ad "Jobs"

Today, the Republican Party of Florida released a new TV ad, "Jobs." The ad features Floridians sharing their views on Rick Scott's commitment to job creation versus Charlie Crist's record of economic failure.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance, Port Orange, FL

3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Last Day To Register To Vote For August Primary

There is no specific time requirement to live in Miami-Dade County to be considered a permanent resident.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, US Governors

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Time

Note to Science: The GOP's Just Not That That Into You

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is the latest Republican to play the scientific ignorance card.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Scott, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Daily Kos

Elections gubernatorial power rankings: Mid-summer edition

This month's edition of the gubernatorial Power Rankings, it is fair to say, should yield a lot of head scratching.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors

The Miami Herald

A history of Florida's gift ban: Scandal, reform, repeat

It was nearly 25 years ago that details emerged about lawmakers hunting and fishing with lobbyists - and failing to disclose the trips.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Florida, US Governors

Examiner.com

Florida and Georgia feature America's two hottest races this fall

A federal grand jury has been scheduled to meet next month to receive documents related to ethics complaints involving Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, according to people familiar with the case.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Celebrities, Jason Carter

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bradenton.com

Florida GOP ranch trips paid for by U.S. Sugar

On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Merritt Island, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Why is Bob Buckhorn so subdued about Charlie Crist's campaign?

How boring: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is poised to skate into a second term next March without a serious challenge.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Rick Scott, Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Dennis Ross

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Crist (D), "I'm Not A Scientist Either But I Can Use My Brain & Talk To One"

Now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist has offered a response. He said, according to SaintPetersBlog: "I'm not a scientist either but I can use my brain and I can talk to one."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida State University, Oceanography, Science, Florida, Florida Government, Global Warming

The Orlando Sentinel

Crist's Digital Domain deal becomes lawsuit by Scott

A page-turning chapter in Florida's gubernatorial campaign reads like an entertaining bit of beach-time crime fiction.

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Related Topix: Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors, Port St. Lucie, FL

Switched

Charlie Crist Delivers Perfect Response To Rick Scott On Climate Change

Former Florida governor Charlie Crist visits SiriusXM's 'Book Club With Michael Smerconish' to discuss his new book 'The Party's Over: How The Extreme Right Hijacked The GOP And I Became a Democrat' at SiriusXM Studio on February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Scott, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Creative Loafing Tampa

Proud liberal Nan Rich keeps going

A Quinnipiac poll released last week showed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich trailing Rick Scott in a one-on-one matchup 41-34 percent, her worst performance in that poll since Quinnipiac began listing her in their Florida surveys over the last year.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

Crist meets with scientist on climate change

Former Gov. Charlie Crist is trying to make a point that he's already taken a strong position on climate change and Republican Gov. Rick Scott hasn't.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida State University

Roll Call

Former House Staffer Pleads Guilty to Theft

A former House staffer, Brian Prokes, pleaded guilty Friday to theft of government property while serving as an office manager, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell announced in a press release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Representative Gus Bilirakis, US Governors

St. Petersburg Times

Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas?

On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Merritt Island, FL

CBS Local

Time Running Out To Register To Vote In August Primary

Time is running out for Floridians who want to cast their ballot in the August 26th primary election but have not yet registered to vote.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors

Sunshine State News

IRS Investigating a 537 Consulting-Related, Tax-Violations Complaint Against Annette Taddeo

The Internal Revenue Service is processing a complaint against Annette Taddeo, gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist's running mate, for alleged violations of tax law involving employees, including failure to pay tax and failure to withhold tax, while she was chairwoman of the Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Governors, University of Central Florida, Florida, Florida Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Hooper: Nothing 'progressive' about these misleading mailers

Mr. Hooper: We believe you are a dumb African-American voter who can easily be manipulated with misleading facts about gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Politics, Barack Obama

Sunshine State News

Charlie Crist, Republicans Exchange Attacks in TV Ads

With five weeks to go until the primary, the leading Democratic gubernatorial contender and the Republicans exchanged fire on Wednesday in a round of new ads.

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

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