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Florida Democrats' Political Sinkhole Is No National Bellwether

Brian Ross | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics
Brian Ross

Tuesday's election was no referendum on national politics. It was, however, another searing indictment of the Florida Democratic Party.

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...

Forget Football: Draft Tim Tebow As the Next Political Savior for Florida -- and Maybe America Too

Steven Kurlander | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

It seems that the former Heisman Trophy winner just is not an NFL caliber quarterback. It looks like he's destined to join another Gator football deity, Steve Spurrier, on the "Top 10 Disappointing Heisman Winners" list.

Florida Democratic Party Chairman Race Gets Hot

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 02.25.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- As Florida Democrats glimpse rays of hope for a long-sought political comeback, their race for party chairman is becoming competitive and hea...

Jeb Bush Foe Dies

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 02.23.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Bill McBride, the Florida Democrat who defeated Janet Reno for the party's gubernatorial nomination in 2002 but lost to Republican Gov. Jeb B...

HUGE Shift In Voting: 'The Dam Has Finally Burst'

Sun Sentinel | Mike Clary and Deborah Ramirez | Posted 01.08.2013 | Miami

In record numbers, Florida Hispanics backed President Obama and other Democratic candidates in Tuesday's election, highlighting a source of future gro...

Florida Republican Gives Democrats A Penny For His Thoughts On Obama

Posted 10.23.2012 | Money

No need to give Gary Root a penny for his thoughts about President Barack Obama and the 2012 election. The Florida Republican was arrested and char...

Will Lt. Governor Apologize?

Posted 09.17.2012 | Miami

Amid uproar over her comment "black women that look like me don't engage in [lesbian relationships]," Florida's Democratic Party has demanded an apolo...

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...

Scott Rothstein: Florida Lawyer Charged With $1B Investment Fraud

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A once high-flying attorney who courted politicians and celebrities was arrested Tuesday on federal racketeering and fra...

Democrats Threatening GOP's Control Of Florida

McClatchy | Marc Caputo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the first time since the GOP won control of Florida's government in the mid 1990s, the Democratic Party and its leading candidate for governor tog...

Florida Voter Registration Shows "Huge Swing" Towards Democrats

South Florida Sun Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An escalating number of voters registering as Democrats is providing evidence that the 2008 election could produce a wave of support for Barack Obama ...

Florida Moves Ahead Despite DNC Threat

Ron Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Levitt

"We will be seated," said Democratic State and National Committeewoman Diane Glasser of Tamarac, who is a super-delegate.

Florida: Vote-by-Mail Do-over Gains Traction

Jennifer Treuting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Treuting

With nothing settled by Texas and Ohio, once again, we turn to Florida. The delegate math is such that it will be very difficult for either Democratic...