Florida Five: Q-poll shows Scott narrows Crist’s lead, Rubio blasts foreign policy

Here are Thursday’s Florida Five picks for the day’s news you should know from around the state:

cristscottNew poll shows Scott closing gap in gov race: A Quinnipac University poll released Thursday found Republican incumbent Scott trailing Republican-turned-Democrat Crist by only 7 points three weeks after Crist officially announced his widely expected campaign…Read more.

Radel sentenced, but Fla. Dems want resignation: Florida Rep. Trey Radel was sentenced to a year’s probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to cocaine possession in a Washington, D.C., courtroom. The southwest Florida Republican was also fined $250. But Fla. Dems call for resignation…Read more.

Rubio hits Obama on foreign policy: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio attacked the Obama administration’s foreign policy on Wednesday a feckless toward the United States’ friends and emboldening the countries enemies…Read more.

Ron DeSantis with Megyn KellyFla. Rep. declares Obamacare “fix” unconstitutional: U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., has authored a congressional resolution declaring the recent “fix” to Obamacare proposed by President Obama unconstitutional. DeSantis told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Wednesday that the president’s actions are unbelievable…Read more.

AFP targets Fla. Dems, Murphy, Garcia in new ads: U.S. Reps. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, and Joe Garcia, D-Miami, need all the help they can get to get constituents to forget their support for Obamacare and the drag it’s putting on the country. The conservative group Americans for Prosperity is bent on making sure the voters in their districts don’t forget a thing…Read more.

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