| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Despite an electorate split down the middle that voted for Barack Obama for president twice, half of Florida's All-Republican state Cabinet is cruising toward re-election with only token Democratic resistance.
Chief Financial Officer...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Jeff Atwater is a banker, a former lawmaker and a leader among peers. He's done a good job as Florida's chief financial officer and he deserves to be re-elected.
The Republican CFO faces a Democratic challenger in William Rankin, 54, a businessman...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Though facing little competition in November, state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater continues raking in money for his re-election campaign.
Atwater, a Republican, collected $88,855 from Sept. 13 to Sept. 19, bringing his overall contribution...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Jeff Atwater is a banker, a former lawmaker and a leader among peers. He's smart, personable and a manager who sweats the details.
He's done a good job as Florida's chief financial officer and he deserves to be re-elected.
The Republican CFO faces a...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:31 PM
While the latest polls in recent days may have the Scott-Crist gubernatorial campaigns pretty much at a dead heat, the straw poll voters at the Farm Credit/Florida Ag Institute’s Candidates Forum in Orlando, Thursday, went all in for Scott & Co.,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:57 PM
The Florida governor's race could turn on the turnout of various pockets of voters. No bloc is going un-courted as the candidates pull out all the stops to eke out a few more votes from pivotal demographic groups.
"It's political life or death," said...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:18 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- In the face of what could go down as the most negative governor's race in Florida history, state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater released his first re-election spot last week.
The ad argues that his office's efforts to go after...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Heading into this last weekend of the 2014 campaign, statewide polls showed the most important race — the matchup for governor between incumbent Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist — was too close to call. Analysts said the...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:11 PM
In what could amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars of fraud, authorities say a group of South Florida attorneys and chiropractors worked hand-in-hand to exploit the state's no-fault insurance system.
The scam unraveled Thursday when five people...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gov. Rick Scott sought to create a sense of urgency among outnumbered Republicans in Democrat-heavy South Florida on Sunday, racing around the three counties with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's quickly become Scott's favorite celebrity political...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:55 PM
– Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency — and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond.
To make that a reality, he helped the state's...