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Florida Governors Race

Appointments Of Black Judges Nosedives Under Rick Scott

Tampa Bay Times | Steve Bosquet | Posted 09.15.2014 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE — After nearly four years, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed fewer African-Americans to Florida judgeships than either Charlie Crist or Jeb ...

Florida, Arizona Pick Nominees For Governor

AP | Philip Elliott | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters cast ballots Tuesday in primary elections in Florida, Arizona and Vermont. Highlights: ___ TOP OF THE TICKET Democ...

Oops! Rick Scott Campaign Does It Again

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

It seems Florida Governor Rick Scott's (R) re-election campaign won't be shedding its bumbling reputation anytime soon. For the second time, the campa...

Jason Linkins

Human Charlie Crist Attacked By Robo-Charlie Crist In Clever Bit Of Political Chicanery

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist -- now running for governor again, because time is a flat circle -- was, for a long time, a Republican. Then, for a ...

Charlie Crist's Opponents Question His Political Conversion

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It sounds like something Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: "How can the peo...

After Rick Scott's Secret Trip, Guess Who Got A Post?

Times/Herald Bureau | Michael Van Sickler and Craig Pittman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASEE -- A month after Gov. Rick Scott took a secret hunting trip to the King Ranch in Texas last year, he faced a big decision. A seat had co...

Crist Woos Crucial Voters In Race Against Rick Scott

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla., July 30 (Reuters) - As the leading Democratic candidate for Florida governor, Charlie Crist would be exp...

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...

Charlie Crist Goes After 'Fraud' Rick Scott

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG ��-- Completing a weekend that kicked off the governor's race in the crucial Tampa Bay area, former Gov. Charlie Crist roused a cro...

Charlie Crist Weighs Campaign Trip To Cuba

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

By David Adams MIAMI, May 8 (Reuters) - Florida Democrat Charlie Crist is exploring a possible trip to Cuba this summer as part of his...

Rick Scott Continues To Lag Behind Challenger In Florida Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) leads Gov. Rick Scott (R) 48 percent to 38 percent in this year's gubernatorial race, according to a Quinnipiac ...

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...

Obamacare Becomes Weapon In Florida Governor's Race

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

The race for governor of Florida could hang on one issue: Obamacare. Already Gov. Rick Scott has spent more than $4 million on television ads remindi...

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...

Charlie Crist Shows Lt. Gov. Who's Boss

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Former governor and gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist spoke Tuesday to the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches about his plans to defeat current Govern...

Crist Not Holding Back In Aggressive Attacks Against Scott

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH -- Charlie Crist didn't hold anything back Monday, delivering an aggressive denunciation of Gov. Rick Scott personally and politically...

Crist: Because Of Rick Scott, 'Six People In Florida Die Every Day'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist (D) criticized his rival in the 2014 gubernatorial race on Friday, saying six people die every day because of cu...

Chris Christie Headlining Event For Rick Scott Amid Bridge Scandal

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Despite revelations this week that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) staff maneuvered a catastrophic traffic jam, the governor will head...

Forget Virginia: Upcoming Florida Gov. Race Has True National Implications for 2016

Steven Kurlander | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Steven Kurlander

The reincarnation of Charlie Crist could have significant implications on the national political scene, particularly as candidates begin to line up for the 2016 race for the White House

Guess Who's Got The Double-Digit Lead?

Posted 12.02.2013 | Miami

It's not you, Charlie Crist: it's Rick Scott. A new poll shows the incumbent Republican governor of Florida is struggling so much that Crist, who ...

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...

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...

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...

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...