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  • Charlie Crist establishes beachhead in southwest Palm Beach County

    Charlie Crist establishes beachhead in southwest Palm Beach County
    Never mind that he’s not yet their nominee. A large contingent of Palm Beach County political leaders turned out Tuesday to help Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist launch his campaign effort against Republican Gov. Rick Scott. The...
  • Charlie Crist plans to hold his primary night party in Fort Lauderdale

    Charlie Crist plans to hold his primary night party in Fort Lauderdale
    In an illustration of how important South Florida – in particular the Democratic bastion of Broward County – is to his hopes of becoming governor, Charlie Crist plans to hold his primary election night party in Fort Lauderdale. Crist won&...
  • Top Republican warns Florida in for 'long, hot political summer and fall' in governor's race

    Top Republican warns Florida in for 'long, hot political summer and fall' in governor's race
    Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, who’s seeking re-election with Gov. Rick Scott at the head of the Republican Party, said Scott’s fortunes are looking better. Putnam said Scott, who’s consistently trailed former Gov. Charlie...
  • Nan Rich falls farther behind Charlie Crist in money race

    Nan Rich falls farther behind Charlie Crist in money race
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich raised $20,748 in cash for her campaign account in April, while also receiving $34,583 in in-kind contributions, newly filed reports show. Rich, a former Senate minority leader from Weston, is far behind...
  • Democrats, Republicans at odds over way Florida runs elections

    Democrats, Republicans at odds over way Florida runs elections
    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...
  • Looking for complaints, Rick Scott instead finds praise for Obamacare

    Looking for complaints, Rick Scott instead finds praise for Obamacare
     – Gov. Rick Scott visited a senior center Tuesday to warn about cuts he said Obamacare is forcing in a popular version of the Medicare health program and to collect their horror stories. What he found was a satisfied group with few complaints....
  • Nan Rich says she's in governor's race to stay

    Nan Rich says she's in governor's race to stay
    Nan Rich says she’s in the race to the end. The end, to Rich and more than 100 supporters who gathered Friday evening for the official opening of her campaign office in Weston, is winning the governor’s race in November. “I am...
  • Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]

    Lobbyist watch: Platt, others come to CSC's aid [UPDATED]
    [UPDATED with response from George Platt] The county ethics code put a damper on elected officials asking -- and coercing -- people to help out their pet charities and causes. But lobbyists can still do it, winning points with elected officials....
  • Tea party activist Karin Hoffman seeks state Senate seat

    Tea party activist Karin Hoffman seeks state Senate seat
    Karin Hoffman of Lighthouse Point, founder of the tea party group DC Works For US, is running for the Florida Senate. In a filing with the state Division of Elections, Hoffman indicated she plans to seek the Republican nomination for the Broward-Palm...
  • Rick Scott hires prominent Fort Lauderdale lawyer for case with political overtones

    Rick Scott hires prominent Fort Lauderdale lawyer for case with political overtones
    Gov. Rick Scott’s administration turned to Bill Scherer, the prominent Fort Lauderdale lawyer and Republican fundraiser, to represent the state in a campaign-season case widely seen as something aimed at making Democratic governor candidate...
  • Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch

    Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch
    Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.   The district includes...