| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:09 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Fresh off his surprising showing in a Quinnipiac University poll last week, Libertarian gubernatorial hopeful Adrian Wyllie is kicking off a 30-day, statewide craft brew tour today -- from Fort Myers Brewing Co. to Orlando Brewing,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The two men vying to become Maryland's next governor have agreed to an hourlong televised debate in early October, reaching a deal after more than a month of uncertainty about when — and whether — the pair would face off.
Democrat Anthony G....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:14 PM
There's yet another poll showing Sen. Mark Warner with a double-digit lead over GOP challenger Ed Gillespie, but this time, after asking if voters might cast ballots for Libertarian Robert Sarvis.
The latest Hampton University Center for Public Policy...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:13 PM
We'll get to our regular Friday Files, including items on conspiracy theories, unpopular politicians and a death-penalty debate.
But first I wanted to tell you about something that has been making me happy lately.
That's right, big ol'...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:44 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Too bad they both can't lose. Or can they?
That seems to be the message voters gave to Quinnipiac University's pollster in a new survey that found Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist locked in a skin-tight contest, and 9 percent of...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The state's relatively new top-two primary election system has helped more than a dozen June write-in candidates earn places on the Nov. 4 ballot -- and without paying filing fees.
Under the top-two system, all the candidates for a given California...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:24 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, asked the Federal Trade Commission this week to take a close look at Facebook's experiment on users' emotional responses.
The company revealed that it tweaked news feeds for hundreds of thousands of users, including more...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:21 AM
So, is the electoral deck stacked even more for Democrats and Republicans under California's top-two primary system? Judging by the secretary of state’s Statement of Vote released Monday for the June 3 primaries, the answer is, yes.
It turns out...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:22 PM
And then there were two.
One of the three associates of political chessman Roger Stone has resigned her job at Broward Sheriff's Office, as questions swirled about whether she has the college degree she claimed to have when she applied.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Apparently Libertarian candidate for governor Adrian Wyllie wants to speak so badly to newspaper editors that he's willing to get arrested to do so.
The occasion is the Florida Society of News Editors' annual convention Thursday, when the editors have...