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51 min ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

In Tampa, Perry Thurston & George Sheldon tag team to blast Pam Bondi

A lot has been made this year about how, once again, Florida Democrats appear outgunned when it comes to the Cabinet races.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Rick Scott, US Governors, Hillsborough County, FL, Broward County, FL

2 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

Cameras Don't Lie: Charlie's Consuming Washington Itch

Who knows how long Charlie Crist the Republican hankered to hobnob with the most powerful politicians in Washington.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Florida, US Politics, 2008 Presidential Election, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

7 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

From Scott and Crist, a glimpse of their wealth The two top...

The two top contenders for governor are not like most Floridians. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are rich.


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

Sun Jul 13, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Who will be Charlie Crist's running mate?

The governor's race is barreling forward, but one key aspect of Democrat Charlie Crist's campaign remains a mystery.


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

St. Petersburg Times

PolitiFact Florida: Would Medicaid expansion create 63,000 jobs?

The study by the White House Council of Economic Advisers - titled "Missed Opportunities" - provides a state-by-state analysis of how many jobs would be created by expanding Medicaid.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Florida, Florida Government, US News, US Governors

Creative Loafing Tampa

In Tampa, Charlie Crist says he became a Democrat because Republicans 'lost their minds'

On the eve of  the one-year anniversary of the George Zimmerman 'not guilty' verdict, Charlie Crist said at a political candidates forum in Tampa this afternoon that 'we gotta fix it,' when asked his opinion of the state's controversial Stand Your Ground law.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, US News, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Temple Terrace, FL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Best 6 Political Campaign Ads of the Summer

These are the dog days of election year politics. The fields are mostly set, and the final battle is still too far away to matter much.


Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

Broward-Palm Beach

Rick Scott Appoints GOP Insider Bill Scherer to Bag Digital Domain

Rick Scott couldn't have found a better man than Bill Scherer to be special counsel in the Digital Domain fiasco.


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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Yazielis Perez and Charlie Crist: Champ & Chump

Yazielis Perez: This spring, she was Seminole County 's only fourth grader to get perfect scores on all three of her FCAT exams.


Related Topix: Seminole County, FL, Opinion

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Charlie Crist (R) Urges Lawmakers To Review "Stand-YouR Grand" & "10-20-Life" Gun Laws

Speaking at the annual convention of the Florida Press Association and the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors, Crist said state lawmakers should reconsider the "stand your ground" law that allows someone to use deadly force if they believe their life is in jeopardy.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, 10-20, US News, Rick Scott

Hometown News

Ballot set for August primary election

The qualifying period for the Aug. 26 primary election has closed and political signs will begin to appear on street corners in greater numbers.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors

The Orlando Sentinel

Investment collapse is ancient history these days

Here's a rare bit of good news brought to you by your state government: remember nearly seven years ago when credit markets crashed, and Florida's investment fund for local governments nearly went belly-up? Well, stay calm and read on.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Rick Scott, US Governors


SARASOTA-Gruters files ethics complaint against Crist

The Florida gubernatorial race continues to heat up with an ethics complaint filed by Sarasota GOP Chairman Joe Gruters against candidate Charlie Crist.


Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, US Governors

Sunshine State News

Gubernatorial Campaigns Look to Woo Florida Hispanic Voters

The two major political parties unveiled new television ads aimed toward Hispanic voters this week as the gubernatorial race grows hotter than the Florida summer.


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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Gov. Rick Scott draws complaint over on-duty officers at Tampa campaign event

A leader of the Florida Police Benevolent Association, an officers' union that backs Charlie Crist for governor, has filed an election complaint against Gov. Rick Scott, accusing his campaign of violating the law by having on-duty police officers at a campaign event.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Tampa, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

WAVE-TV Louisville

4 adults, 3 kids die in apartment building fire

Officials say a gunman dressed as a parcel delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home and shot her dead, along with her husband and four of their children.


Related Topix: Fire, Family, Kids, Rick Scott, US Governors

CBS Local

Crist Says He Can't 'Take My Eye Off The Ball'

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Rick Scott, Miami, FL


15-year-old charged in fatal shooting at US armory

Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democratic challenger Charlie Crist as an elitist for wearing a Rolex watch.


Related Topix: Prison, Rick Scott, US Governors, Lobelville, TN

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Charlie Crist (D) Slams Rick Scott (R) For Rejecting High-Speed Rail

For years now, we've been asking why on Earth Rick Scott would turn down $2.4 billion in high-speed rail.


Related Topix: US Governors, California High-Speed Rail, Florida, Florida Government, US News, Liberal Political News

ABC 33/40

Police arrest man accused of kicking police horse

A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.


Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Gay/Lesbian, Rick Scott, US Governors