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Florida 2014

Who Leads Now?

Times/Herald Bureau | Marc Caputo | Posted 07.23.2014 | Miami

Democrat Charlie Crist has jumped ahead of Gov. Rick Scott, leading the Republican 46-40 percent among likely voters in the SurveyUSA latests governor...

Charlie Crist Picks A Running Mate

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has picked a running mate in his bid to re-take the state's top office -- and, like incumbent governor Rick Scot...

Rick Scott's Missteps Have Florida Republicans Worried

AP | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democrat...

Where's The Charity?

Times/Herald Bureau | Michael Van Sickler | Posted 06.30.2014 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE — While Gov. Rick Scott and his Democratic rival Charlie Crist have waged a bitter public relations battle over the release of their tax...

WATCH: Anchor Calls Out Florida Governor

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media

Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) has spent $13.5 million on reelection ads for television, most of it in Central Florida. But that doesn't mean he ...

Ex-Lt. Gov.: Working For Rick Scott Was 'Bad' For Minorities

www.tampabay.com | Steve Bousquet | Posted 05.14.2014 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE — More than a year after she was forced from office, former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll continues to antagonize her former boss, Gov. Rick...

Rick Scott Is STILL Trying To Drug Test Poor People With Kids

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

His push to drug-test poor people with children has already been rejected by federal courts, but Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) isn't taking "No, tha...

This Rick Scott Event Didn't Go As Planned

South Florida Sun Sentinel | Anthony Mann | Posted 04.30.2014 | Miami

Gov. Rick Scott visited a senior center Tuesday to warn about cuts he said Obamacare is forcing in a popular version of the Medicare health program an...

Charlie Crist's Success Depends On One Area Of Florida

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

Charlie Crist believes the secret to wresting the governor's office from the Republicans and placing it in Democratic hands lies in South Florida. He...

This Moment Was Super Embarrassing For Rick Scott

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

When reporters asked Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) about reelection campaign ads that incorrectly imply 300,000 people in the state have lost their heal...

Local GOP Candidate Makes Shocking Statement About Obama

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

A local Republican candidate in Florida said Monday that President Barack Obama should be hanged for war crimes, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Josh...

Charlie Crist And Nan Rich Compete For Attention

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 11.29.2013 | Miami

WEST PALM BEACH -- -- Hundreds of South Florida Democrats gathered Saturday night, united by a burning desire: to get rid of Gov. Rick Scott. They're...

Why Are Florida Democrats Struggling So Much?

The Tampa Tribune | JAMES L. ROSICA | Posted 11.30.2013 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE -- After his new party's recent political woes, Charlie Crist's biggest problem as would-be Democratic candidate for governor may not be t...

Florida Democrats 'More Joke Than Juggernaut'?

The Miami Herald | Marc Caputo | Posted 10.26.2013 | Miami

With a 500,000 edge in registered voters and a victory by President Barack Obama's well-organized campaign in the state, the Florida Democratic Party ...

Florida GOP's Unusual Plan To 'Free' Rick Scott Opponent

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 08.13.2013 | Miami

Florida Republican Party Chairman Lenny Curry says he's so eager to see Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich get her message out that he'll chec...

Florida GOP Attacks Nan Rich

Tampa Bay Times | Adam C. Smith | Posted 07.23.2013 | Miami

Great news for longshot Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich: The Florida GOP is attacking her. Here's the GOP press release, which Rich presu...

Why You Shouldn't Underestimate Rick Scott's Reelection Prospects

Tampa Bay Times | Adam C. Smith | Posted 07.13.2013 | Miami

It's way too early to count out Rick Scott for a second term. His poll numbers are stubbornly bleak -- only one in three voters say he deserves a seco...

Alex Sink Responds To 2014 Rumors

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 05.26.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Don't count her out of the 2014 governor's race, says Tampa's Alex Sink. In a Tribune interview, Sink acknowledged that she suffered a setba...

What Nan Rich Needs

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 05.21.2013 | Miami

While as many as half a dozen Democrats dither about running against Gov. Rick Scott in 2014, former state Sen. Nan Rich of Weston is pounding the cam...

Are Florida Republicans REALLY 'United Behind' Rick Scott?

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 01.19.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Emboldened by their gains on Nov. 6, Florida Democrats are buoyant with enthusiasm to take on Gov. Rick Scott in 2014. Recognizing Scott's l...