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  • With governor's race in dead heat, Charlie Crist makes final South Florida push trailed all the way by Rick Scott's No. 2

    With governor's race in dead heat, Charlie Crist makes final South Florida push trailed all the way by Rick Scott's No. 2
    After a year of campaigning and more than $100 million in mostly negative ads, Charlie Crist and Rick Scott are locked in a dead heat in the race for Florida governor. Both waged marathon efforts Monday to get every possible voter to the polls....
  • Five things for Monday, Nov. 3

    Five things for Monday, Nov. 3
    Five things for today in Orlando: Election day tomorrow; Governor's race very close; parents demand recess; and more. 1. It's Election Day tomorrow and the Florida governor's race is still way too close to call. Three polls today have the candidates...
  • Gov. Scott will visit Orlando Harley-Davidson dealership Monday

    Gov. Scott will visit Orlando Harley-Davidson dealership Monday
    Gov. Rick Scott will rev his gubernatorial campaign engines with a stop at an Orlando Harley-Davidson dealership on Monday. And he'll be bringing along the Texas and Louisiana governors as his riding buddies, too. Scott will appear at the Orlando...
  • Rick Scott and Charlie Crist finish last weekend of campaign hunting for votes in South Florida

    Rick Scott and Charlie Crist finish last weekend of campaign hunting for votes in South Florida
    From church pulpits to the streets, Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist scoured South Florida for votes Sunday as their neck-and-neck contest hurtled toward the finish line. Crist and Scott both campaigned with big-name politicians...
  • Nurse fights Ebola quarantine, says she won't be 'bullied around by politicians'

    Nurse fights Ebola quarantine, says she won't be 'bullied around by politicians'
    Saying she will not be bullied by politicians, a Maine nurse is giving the state an ultimatum: Lift her Ebola quarantine by Thursday or she will disregard the restrictions and go to court. The saga of nurse Kaci Hickox illustrates how U.S. states are...
  • Rick Perry seeks Ronald Reagan mantle 50 years after iconic speech

    Past and potentially future presidential candidate Rick Perry grasped for the mantle of Ronald Reagan on Monday with a scathing denunciation of President Obama that asserted the Democrat was so lacking in competence his tenure would usher in a new...
  • Houston mayor says daughter was denied driver's test because she has two moms

    The daughter of Houston Mayor Annise Parker was briefly denied the chance to take a driving test this week because her birth certificate and other documentation indicated she has two mothers, the mayor said. Parker, who married her longtime partner,...
  • Wendy Davis faces uphill battle in Texas governor's race

    In a corner near the bar at a popular taco restaurant, Wendy Davis was holding the floor. One by one, a series of television reporters took turns asking the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful the same questions about her controversial TV ad featuring an...
  • Texas candidate shows tea party's strength in the state

    Texas candidate shows tea party's strength in the state
    Dan Patrick is a political dirt-digger's dream, a candidate with a history of incendiary comments, a bankruptcy and two hospitalizations for mental health issues, one after an attempted suicide. He is also poised to become lieutenant governor of Texas...
  • U.S. tightens travel restrictions from West Africa to curb Ebola

    U.S. tightens travel restrictions from West Africa to curb Ebola
    Ever since an Ebola case from Liberia arrived at a Dallas hospital last month, political pressure has been building on the Obama administration to restrict travel from the three West African countries where the disease has spread with frightening speed....
  • Middle class value claims are a 'joke' [Commentary]

    Middle class value claims are a 'joke' [Commentary]
    It's the political season, which explains another column of "Things That Bug Me." Herewith my latest list for your consideration: Unemployment news that fails to note our declining labor force. Labor force participation is at a low last reached in...