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Nan Rich

First Medical Marijuana Class Opens In Florida, Features 'Professor Of Cannabis'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

Florida’s first medical marijuana class launched Tuesday ahead of the state’s November vote on whether to legalize the substance for medical purpo...

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...

Dem Won't Run For Governor

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

Democrat Alex Sink, a 2010 Florida gubernatorial candidate, said Friday she wouldn't run for governor, removing an obstacle for a potential comeback r...

Jason Linkins

Charlie Crist Is Writing A Book Because He Is Likely Going To Run For Governor Of Florida | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

Adam Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports that former Florida Gov. and one-time Senate aspirant Charlie Crist is writing a book. The book is called Th...

The FL Governor's Race: Who Will Run and What Will it Take to Win?

Shawna Vercher | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Shawna Vercher

I sat down in an exclusive interview with leaders of the Florida Democratic Party and discovered that there are clear differences in how the three of them see Florida politics and where they would take the 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...

Nan Rich: I'm Ready To Take On Rick Scott

Tampa Bay Times | Adam C. Smith | Posted 07.21.2013 | Miami

SAFETY HARBOR -- For 10 years, political pros have taken it almost as gospel that the strongest statewide Democratic candidates are centrists from Flo...

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...

'Use A Waterpik': Miamians Share Mom's Best Advice

Posted 07.13.2012 | Miami

Between rounds of harping on our vegetable intake, moms drop some pretty good nuggets of advice. And while we all spent a good number of our formative...

WATCH: Dem Announces Plans To Run Against Rick Scott

Posted 06.18.2012 | Miami

A state senator from South Florida says she will run against Governor Rick Scott in 2014. "I am planning on running for governor in 2014," West De...

Senate Votes 'No!' On Anti-Abortion Bill

Posted 03.06.2012 | Miami

On Monday, the Florida Senate axed the anti-abortion bill that passed 78 to 33 in the House of Representatives last week. Florida SB 290 requires ...

Florida Senate Installs Panic Buttons In Offices After Gun Law Relaxed

Posted 12.07.2011 | Miami

Thanks to a recently souped-up Florida law that now prevents police from trying to keep permitted, concealed weapons from entering the State Capitol, ...

Jason Linkins

Florida's Bestiality Law May Have Accidentally Outlawed Sex Entirely | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

There may be some terrible news to report out of Florida today, depending on how the state's residents have collectively decided to apply the basic sc...

Jason Linkins

Florida Bestiality Law Passes On Third Attempt | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

Florida, your long nightmare is over! No, I'm not talking about the current reign of your grifter governor -- that's a nightmare of much shorter ...

Jason Linkins

Florida Lawmaker Reprimanded For Saying 'Uterus' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

Apparently, a lawmaker in the Florida House of Representatives ran afoul of that august body's rules of politesse today after he used an inappropriate word on the House floor today. That word: uterus. Wait, what?

Jason Linkins

Florida Lawmakers Poised To Make Third Attempt To Ban Bestiality | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

As longtime readers of Eat The Press know, the state of Florida has struggled in recent years to pass a law that will make bestiality illegal. The sa...

Jason Linkins

Florida Anti-Bestiality Law Proposal Fails Again | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just over a week ago, we discussed how the State of Florida was struggling with animals -- specifically, the tendency of Florida residents to fornicat...

Jason Linkins

Bestiality Law? Florida Takes Another Shot At Passing Bill | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

All eyes on Florida today, as a nation of journalists will jockey to be the first to tweet about Florida Governor Charlie Crist's decision to run for ...