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Florida Five: Crist, Scott slug it out, Bogdanoff, Sachs debate a game-changer

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Did he just say that? Crist won’t disclose wife’s tax returns because ‘I believe in a woman’s right to choose’

Bogdanoff Sachs to the point

Game-changing debate pins former Fla. State Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff against ‘do-nothing’ Sen. Maria Sachs

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Florida Five: Bush, Rubio campaign in Colo., Judge blocks Libertarian from governor’s debate

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Jeb Bush's new TV ad for Rick Scott: "The choice for me is easy.": Gov. Rick Scott's campaign features a not-so-new but pretty-effective spokesman in a new ad: Former Gov. Jeb Bush. "In my experience as governor, I've found that … Read More

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Fla. CFO Jeff Atwater launches new ad: ‘I’m watching out for you’

Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater wants voters to know that he's watching out for them -- and his new digital ad tells them how. Atwater says all state spending can be found online. And, his department is responsible for the arrest of over 5,000 criminals for insurance … Read More

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Florida Five: Michelle Obama to campaign for Crist, Bondi seeks gay marriage ruling

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Bondi asks Florida Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage - In a startling move Monday night, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said she wants the Florida Supreme Court to decide once-and-for-all whether same-sex couples can marry … Read More

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Sen. Marco Rubio: Obama ‘out of touch’, ISIS cannot be ‘simply defeated’

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., had harsh words Monday for the Obama administration’s handling of the Middle East, telling Fox News Monday that ISIS cannot be ‘simply defeated.’ “The problem is that this conflict is moving much faster than our ability to identify, train, equip and place in the … Read More

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Florida Five: Amendment 2’s best kept secret, Crist threatens executive order

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Rick Scott, Charlie Crist agree on taking Medicaid expansion money, but not on how to do it - As he gains momentum in the race for governor, Charlie Crist is driving a conversation on Medicaid expansion. The … Read More

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Fla. Rep. Bill Hager lets his service speak for itself to defeat challenger

After serving Florida House District 89 for the past four years, state Rep. Bill Hager is anxious to continue representing the people he has called neighbors for more than 25 years. The Republican legislator in the south Palm Beach County district 89 has a unique background of public and … Read More

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Ellyn Bogdanoff’s appeal to moderates could mean victory in November

Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff has a laundry list of unfinished business after leaving office in 2012, and she hopes to return to Tallahassee to get it done. What priorities top her list? “There are many,” Bogdanoff told BizPac Review. “I would like to continue to work on policies that … Read More

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Economic Council backs gubernatorial choice with TV ad

The Economic Council  of Palm Beach County is backing up its gubernatorial endorsement with a TV spot being run on local cable stations. The Council endorsed Rick Scott for governor. From their website: Established in 1975, the Economic Council of Palm Beach County is a non-profit, non-partisan … Read More

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Florida Five: Scott ‘crushing’ Dems in mail-in votes; Libertarian Wyllie sues over governor debate

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Rick Scott campaign: we're crushing Democrats in mail-in votes. And they are by 18%: Gov. Rick Scott's deputy campaign manager, data guru Tim Saler, is out with a new numbers-laden memo that's partly news, partly media j'accuse and … Read More

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Florida Five: Chris Christie campaigns with Gov. Scott, Amendment 2 could tumble

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Chris Christie campaigns for Scott, plans four more visits: Four weeks, four visits. That’s the promise Chris Christie made to Floridians at a campaign stop Wednesday in Miami-Dade. “There’s no more important governor’s race to … Read More

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Paul Spain releases new ad in battle to unseat Lois Frankel

Paul Spain, a candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Florida's 22nd congressional district, has released a new video ad in his battle to unseat Democratic incumbent Lois Frankel. "Florida's families, women and seniors need a better advocate in Washington," the video ad informs … Read More

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Poll: Boot California, Texas, Florida out of the union

Take a hike, Golden State. Hit the door, Empire State. Lone Star State, yes, even you. We’ll need you to go form your own government, but you should be used to that by now. A Fox News poll conducted jointly by Democratic and Republican polling firms, with a fairly even mix of the red and the blue, … Read More

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‘Meatless Mondays’ hit first Florida school district, critics spot agenda

Students attending Sarasota County public schools might be wondering, “Where’s the beef?” The answer won’t be found between two buns, at least, not on Mondays. Sarasota County Schools kicked off a Meatless Monday campaign this week, nixing traditional protein-packed food items for vegetarian … Read More