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  • Strippers, emails color Florida governor's race

    Strippers, emails color Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida voters have almost survived another toxic but non-fatal overdose of their politicians. But it's not too late to kick up a cloud of pseudo-scandal in the blind hope that it swings your decision. Republican Gov. Rick Scott and...
  • Scott, Crist slug it out in final governor's debate

    Scott, Crist slug it out in final governor's debate
    Challenging each other's command of facts, empathy and ethics, Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist gave CNN's national audience Tuesday night a large dose of their Florida political fisticuffs. Their third and final debate...
  • Vote today or Tuesday, but vote!

    Vote today or Tuesday, but vote!
    Two more days, and you can say you made it. Candidates love to say that running for office is like competing in a marathon, but what about you — the voter? For months, your mailbox has been filled with various fliers of candidates with their...
  • Five years on, Rothstein's Ponzi still resonates

    Five years on, Rothstein's Ponzi still resonates
    My idea was simple. Talk to a range of people impacted by Scott Rothstein's Ponzi scheme — and his high-powered law firm's implosion five years ago — and ask them to sum up their lives since November 1, 2009, the day Rothstein's $1.4 billion...
  • 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....
  • Fan-free and factually challenged, Crist and Scott slug it out again

    Challenging each other's command of facts, empathy and ethics, Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist gave CNN's national audience a mouthful of their Florida political fisticuffs. Their third and final debate Tuesday night...
  • Tuesday: Will Rick Scott spend his millions to win the election?

    Tuesday: Will Rick Scott spend his millions to win the election?
          It is time for Gov. Rick Scott to bring out the heaviest hitter in his political arsenal. We’re talking about his wallet. After spending more than $75 million of his own money to get into the governor’s mansion four years ago,...
  • 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...