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7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Crist gets another share of public matching money

Crist gets another share of public matching money Former Gov. Charlie Crist is getting another round of public matching funds.

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11 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

Weekly Roundup: Nobody's Perfect

That was the case for the state in court this week, where attorneys won a historic case and lost another.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Daniel Webster, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Five things to watch in Tuesday's primary

Tuesday's statewide primary election may feel like a warmup act for the main event: a November showdown between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and his leading Democratic challenger, Charlie Crist.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors

The Miami Herald

Florida's 2 political parties raise millions

New campaign finance reports filed on Friday show that the Republican Party of Florida raised nearly $15 million between April and Aug. 21. The Florida Democratic Party raised $13.3 million during the same time period.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors

Creative Loafing Tampa

Libertarian Party Lieutenant Governor nominee Greg Roe is making the rounds

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Adrian Wyllie continued his statewide craft brewery tour Wednesday night in Tampa's Seminole Heights, holding a meet and greet at the Florida Avenue Brewing Company, where he was joined by his new running mate, Greg Roe.  The 58-year-old Roe hails from Dade City and was a lifelong registered Republican ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dade City, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Capital Soup

MEMO: The Primary Is Upon Us

Setting the stage for Tuesday's primary election, the following memo from Deputy Campaign Manager Tim Saler was sent to our supporters yesterday evening.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

Sunshine State News

George Sheldon, Perry Thurston Bogged Down in Last Days of Dem AG Primary

While there are some interesting legislative contests, this is an underwhelming primary season in Florida and it starts at the top.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Leon County, FL, Tallahassee, FL

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

RPOF's deliberate strategy to twist the truth

As a lifelong Republican and a legislator for many years, I have seen a disturbing change in the Republican Party of Florida, its policies and its tone.

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

Alabama Live

Ronald Reagan, Condoleeza Rice and Parker Griffith: Alabama Democrat lands on Washington...

Parker Griffith talks to his viewing party at The Huntsville Brewery in Huntsville, Ala., after receiving the official call informing him of his win against Kevin Bass for the democratic seat in the general election for Alabama State Governor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Mo Brooks, Republican, Huntsville, AL, US Governors

WCTV Tallahassee

Rich Hopes Voters Will Choose the 'Real Democrat'

Former Sen. Nan Rich is hoping a solid lifetime record as a Democrat is enough to overcome the name recognition and millions of dollars raised by former Gov. Charlie Crist in Tuesday's primary for governor.

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Sunshine State News

Five Questions for John Morgan

Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan is spearheading a move to pass a constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana in the state, putting millions of dollars of his own money and his considerable public-speaking skills behind it.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, University of Florida

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)

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

In Florida governor's race, no limit on nastiness

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday ramped up an asphalt agenda, calling for more lanes on Interstate 295 in Jacksonville and millions more for airports and seaports.

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YourObserver

Our View08/20/14 Why not to expand Medicaid

Nary a day goes by without some editorial writer or state Democratic Party lawmaker or Charlie Crist haranguing Florida's governor and Republican-controlled Legislature for not taking federal tax dollars to expand Florida's Medicaid program under the terms of the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Florida, US Governors, Florida Government, Rick Scott, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

News 4 Jax

Return of negative ads heralds campaign season

They're BACK: those negative attack ads that show up on air every campaign season.

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

The Hill

Crist welcomes help from Obama

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist , who is attempting to win back his job this fall, is one Democrat who says he'd be happy to campaign alongside President Obama.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Mark Udall, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Mark Warner

WFTV Orlando

BBIF to appeal after judge's order to repay more than $1M in state funds

After a judge ordered the Black Business Investment Fund to repay the state more than $1 million, the organization's vice president sat down with Channel 9's Lori Brown.

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Bradenton.com

California environmentalist shakes up Florida race

Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer has put both Scott and the Florida Republican Party on the defensive, prompting them to hit back with their own ads attacking Steyer as a hypocrite.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

CBS Local

California Environmentalist Shakes Up Florida Race

A California billionaire environmentalist is pouring millions of dollars into the Florida governor's race to buy television ads attacking Gov. Rick Scott as a friend of polluters and utility companies, giving the campaign of Democratic front-runner Charlie Crist a boost as polls show a tightening race.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Race Profile: State Attorney General Democratic Primary

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is unopposed in the GOP primary and will face either former Secretary of the Department of Children and Families George Sheldon or state House minority leader Perry Thurston, who face off in the August 26 Democratic primary.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Environmental Law, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse College, University of Miami

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