| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:21 PM
THE VILLAGES — Jeff Atwater, the state's chief financial officer, will visit the huge retirement community on Thursday.
He is slated to spend time at GOP headquarters and then attend a 9-11 tribute at 6 p.m. at The Villages Public Safety...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Allison Tant, chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party, doesn't have an easy job.
Even though most of the state's registered voters are Democrats, Tant's party doesn't control any of the statewide elected offices, the congressional delegation or...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:27 PM
An all-star lineup of Republicans turned out Sunday afternoon for a Plantation rally to boost Gov. Rick Scott.
Two of the speakers, including Scott, got a little carried away.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater portrayed Scott as a man who takes...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:24 AM
With just over a week to go until Election Day, disarray and internal bickering have once again emerged within the Broward Republican Party, which party veterans say is creating a distraction from its mission of putting Republicans in office.
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:16 PM
A group of Republican activists, mostly from northwest Broward, has set up a political action committee to fund a volunteer mobilization effort on behalf of the party's 2014 candidates.
The PAC, which is holding its first big fundraising event...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
For fans of politics, there's a pinch of CNN. For foodies, there's a dash of Cooking Channel. For devotees of both, there's a Florida-grown blend that outfits some of the state's most prominent politicians in aprons and arms them with knives or whisks....
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday he was hiring outside counsel to sue the failed Digital Domain special-effects company and "other parties" involved in a $20 million tax-incentive deal that tanked.
The move comes more than a...