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  • Florida utilities are major players in governor's race

    Florida utilities are major players in governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE — Utility rates, solar power and the future of Florida's environment are a few of the minor details getting short shrift in this year's down-and-dirty gubernatorial slugfest. While the $49 million in ads has been dedicated to wedding...
  • Rothstein partner Rosenfeldt sentenced to 33 months

    Rothstein partner Rosenfeldt sentenced to 33 months
    The last of three partners in the law firm at the center of the largest Ponzi scheme in South Florida history was sentenced Thursday to 33 months in prison. Stuart Rosenfeldt, 59, will also serve two years of supervised release when his prison time is...
  • Shouldn't Gov. Scott reveal names of 'shady' judges appointed by Crist?

    Shouldn't Gov. Scott reveal names of 'shady' judges appointed by Crist?
    If Gov. Rick Scott knows that former Gov. Charlie Crist appointed a lot of shady judges at the behest of convicted swindler Scott Rothstein, when is Gov. Scott going to release the names of all these crooked judges? Shouldn't we get them off the bench?...
  • Embarrassments keep coming at election time

     Embarrassments keep coming at election time
    At least the citizens of Dania Beach won't have to worry about electing a felon to their city commission. But it's fair to wonder if another city might face a similar problem in the future. The name of James Ridgely III, whose felony record makes...
  • Chan Lowe: Money can buy you love

    Chan Lowe: Money can buy you love
    If money is the lubricant of democracy, then Gov. Rick Scott is the political equivalent of the Gulf Oil Spill.   On the campaign trail, Scott likes to make a virtue out of his stiffness, and successfully contrasts it with the polished demeanor of...
  • Florida poll shows Scott and Crist neck and neck in nasty campaign

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Months of mud-slinging by Florida Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist have made voters distrust both men in a hot race that is too close to call, according to a new poll released Wednesday. Six weeks...
  • Crist and Scott should be talking about climate change

    Crist and Scott should be talking  about climate change
        Our two gubernatorial candidates have spent most of their time and countless millions slinging mud at each other the past months. We hear a lot about how Charlie Crist supposedly was taking his marching orders from Ponzi schemer Scott...
  • Ex-Rothstein partner cites addict son in plea for leniency

    Disbarred, publicly shamed and with a suicide attempt behind him, the last in the triad of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s law partners is making a plea for mercy. He wants a federal judge to consider his troubled teenage son’s well-...
  • Mitch Ceasar: More to story behind Gov. Scott's Rothstein ad

    We all complain about the weather, but can do nothing about it. We also condemn the ever-growing negativity in politics. The problem is we need to disregard it all. Negative campaigning is growing because it works. It pushes us to vote for the...
  • Crist allies call Scott's Rothstein ad a 'lie'

    Crist allies call Scott's Rothstein ad a 'lie'
    TALLAHASSEE -- Two longtime political allies of Democrat Charlie Crist are calling a Rick Scott ad linking the former governor to convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein “nothing but a lie.” "It is very clear that Rick Scott is attempting to...
  • Politics is a dirty game

    It's going to be a long two months with the same TV ads running every 15 minutes. The Rick Scott campaign is running one that says Charlie Crist was for sale since he was the Republican governor during the Scott Rothstein era. Since he was a Republican at...