| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Call it Fan-gate. Everyone else is.
Gov. Rick Scott briefly refused to take the stage at Wednesday night's governor debate because Charlie Crist wanted a fan on the stage.
Scott contended that the rules both candidates agreed to didn't allow for...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
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.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:52 AM
The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor are using every wart, blemish and wrinkle — real or imagined — to paint a picture of the other guy that's so unflattering even his mother might think twice about voting for him.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:24 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics.
Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Florida's much-maligned elections are likely to run much better in 2014, but critics see problems for 2016 that could bring a repeat of the frustrating failures that marked the last two presidential elections.
"We might not see the same type of problems...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Original post | 4:42 p.m. April 19
Updated | 7:58 p.m. April 19 and 12:58 p.m. April 21
Hundreds of Broward Democrats – included many elected officials and local party leaders – turned out Saturday and turned up with major enthusiasm for...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Former state Sen. Dan Gelber went into prosecutor mode Friday to deliver a stinging indictment of the way the state manipulates election laws.
The way elections are run in Florida is so significant and contentious, Gelber said, because it’s a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s campaign – though not Crist himself – hit back hard Thursday against allegations that emanated this week from convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.
“There’s nothing even remotely credible...
| Apr 7, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Florida could raise an extra $70 million a year in revenue by preventing multistate and multinational companies from using payments to themselves to avoid the state's corporate-income tax, according to a new study by state economists....
| Apr 3, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Former Dan Gelber campaign manager Christian Ulvert is the new political director for the Florida Democratic Party, We are excited to bring someone of Christian’s talent on board,” said Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:33 AM
It began like a hailstorm and hasn't let up.
First, spirited sniping over Israel between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney during their Boca Raton debate. Then came the Democratic and Republican surrogates, intensifying protracted efforts...