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  • Rick Scott defeats Charlie Crist to win second term

    Rick Scott defeats Charlie Crist to win second term
    — Rick Scott, who just two years ago was labeled the least popular governor in America, capped off a political comeback Tuesday, persuading Floridians to give him another four years in office — and leaving the Democratic Party in shambles....
  • 8 takeaways from Rick Scott's win over Charlie Crist

    8 takeaways from Rick Scott's win over Charlie Crist
    Republicans are celebrating Gov. Rick Scott's narrow re-election victory, while Charlie Crist and the Democrats are left to dissect what went wrong. Whenever there's such a tight result — 48.2 percent for Scott, 47.0 for Crist — there's...
  • Mayo: Tony Villegas trial delayed again in Rothstein lawyer murder case

    Mayo: Tony Villegas trial delayed again in Rothstein lawyer murder case
    Tony Villegas' long-delayed trial for the March 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein lawyer Melissa Lewis is off the rails again. Villegas, a former train conductor who has been held without bond for 6 1/2 years, has been deemed mentally unfit to stand trial....
  • Crist launches 'restore the cuts' bus tour

    Crist launches 'restore the cuts' bus tour
    TALLAHASSEE -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist kicked off a three-day, five-media market "Restore the Cuts" bus tour Wednesday featuring the former Republican governor literally riding a school bus across the state. Flanked by "Charlie!"...
  • 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...
  • Broker admits guilt in Rothstein fraud

    Broker admits guilt in Rothstein fraud
    A broker who played a relatively minor role in Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme pleaded guilty to a wire fraud conspiracy charge Thursday afternoon. Richard L. Pearson, 57, of Miami, was a broker who worked in the Fort Lauderdale building that...
  • Florida governor's slugfest kicks up old piles of dirt

    TALLAHASSEE — Maybe there's an ethics equation out there somewhere that proves the degree of stink one attracts is a function of time and distance. That is, the longer the amount of time since the shady behavior and the degree of insulation...
  • Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate

    Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate
    It took just moments for Charlie Crist and Rick Scott to unsheathe their knives in an attempt to slice and dice each other in the first debate of the Florida governor's race, an hourlong back and forth that showcased multiple policy differences. Scott,...
  • Former TD Bank official indicted in Rothstein case

    Former TD Bank official indicted in Rothstein case
    Former regional vice president of TD Bank Frank Spinosa was arrested at his Fort Lauderdale home Friday morning on a federal wire fraud and conspiracy indictment linked to Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme. Spinosa, 53, was released on $250,000...
  • 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?...