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  • McCollum: I am staying out of governor’s race

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Attorney General Bill McCollum told WESH-2 over the weekend that unlike when he held out an endorsement after losing his U.S. Senate primary to Mel Martinez in 2004, he won't be backing Republican gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott...
  • CNN poll: Florida Senate a toss-up, Sink leading Scott 49-42

     
    A new CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corporation poll is showing Florida's three-way U.S. Senate race a toss-up, while Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Alex Sink sits with a slight, 49 percent-to-42 percent edge over Republican nominee Rick Scott. Republican...
  • Billy Collins, Terry Teachout kick of Winter Park Institute’s season

     
    The Winter Park Institute (WPI) kicks off its third season of seminars, lectures, readings, master classes, performances, open discussions and exhibits (whew!) on Sunday, Sept. 19. As usual, the event is  free and open to the public.  It takes plac...
  • Florida GOP turns out for Adams, Webster

     
    WASHINGTON — If Congress was a high school (which doesn’t seem like a stretch sometimes) then a fundraising event planned for Thursday night would be the equivalent of a Florida Republican pep rally, aimed at generating support for two rookies...
  • Ex-Dem Party chair Charles Whitehead endorses Crist

     
    While Republican Marco Rubio leads the polls and Democrat Kendrick Meek gains some traction in Florida’s U.S. Senate race, independent Charlie Crist is drawing support from some Democratic leaders. Former Florida Democratic Chairman Charles Whitehead...
  • Pollster: Crist shouldn’t have quit his day job

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Floridians may have a favorite for governor – and it’s not Democrat Alex Sink or Republican Rick Scott. Although Gov. Charlie Crist appears to be fading in his bid to win the U.S. S...
  • Thursday's Republican National Convention schedule

    A schedule of speeches and program activities for Thursday's Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.: Program starts at 4 p.m. PT. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. PT --Speakers: Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma; Erik Paulsen; Jay Love; Charlie Summers; Aaron...
  • Last year's list

    1. Rich Crotty, Orange County mayor 2. John Hitt, UCF president 3. Buddy Dyer, Orlando mayor 4. Mel Martinez, U.S. senator 5. Al Weiss, Walt Disney parks and resorts president 6. Jim Pugh, developer 7. Jim Seneff, CNL Financial Group CEO 8....
  • Win puts McCain on top

    Win puts McCain on top
    John McCain won the Florida Republican primary on Tuesday in a contest that crowned him as the front- runner for his party's presidential nomination and quashed the White House bid of Rudolph W. Giuliani. Mitt Romney finished a disappointing second,...
  • McCain vs. McCain: Oil taxes and drilling

     
    by Mark Silva First he was willing to "look" at a windfall oil profits tax. Now he is against it. First he was for a federal moratorium on off-shore oil-drilling. Now he is for easing it. Sen. John McCain, confronting......
  • Can U.S. still afford oil-drilling bans?

     
    by Frank James Has the U.S. passed the point where it can enjoy the luxury of restricting drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf and even the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? That is clearly the decision that's been made by Sen.......