| Aug 30, 2014
The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor are using every wart, blemish and wrinkle — real or imagined — to paint a picture of the other guy that's so unflattering even his mother might think twice about voting for him....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Ex-governor Charlie Crist continued to pound Gov. Rick Scott for his 2011 and '12 cuts to education funding Thursday as Crist's school bus tour of major Florida cities rolled through Orlando in the 2014 governor's race.
Joined by former state senator...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:24 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics.
Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Former state Sen. Dan Gelber went into prosecutor mode Friday to deliver a stinging indictment of the way the state manipulates election laws.
The way elections are run in Florida is so significant and contentious, Gelber said, because it’s a...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Florida's much-maligned elections are likely to run much better in 2014, but critics see problems for 2016 that could bring a repeat of the frustrating failures that marked the last two presidential elections.
"We might not see the same type of problems...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Original post | 4:42 p.m. April 19
Updated | 7:58 p.m. April 19 and 12:58 p.m. April 21
Hundreds of Broward Democrats – included many elected officials and local party leaders – turned out Saturday and turned up with major enthusiasm for...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s campaign – though not Crist himself – hit back hard Thursday against allegations that emanated this week from convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.
“There’s nothing even remotely credible...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The League of Women Voters is joining the chorus of otherwise-Democratic voices asking Gov. Rick Scott to extend early voting hours through Sunday. Like Florida Democratic Party chair Rod Smith and former state Sen. Dan Gelber, D-Miami Beach, league...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
TALLAHASSEE — A procession of Democratic and left-affiliated groups today have publicly called on Gov. Rick Scott to extend voting hours in the wake of long lines reported around the state. The alignment bears a striking resemblance to the fault-...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida could raise an extra $70 million a year in revenue by preventing multistate and multinational companies from using payments to themselves to avoid the state's corporate-income tax, according to a new study by state economists....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Former Dan Gelber campaign manager Christian Ulvert is the new political director for the Florida Democratic Party, We are excited to bring someone of Christian’s talent on board,” said Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:33 AM
It began like a hailstorm and hasn't let up.
First, spirited sniping over Israel between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney during their Boca Raton debate. Then came the Democratic and Republican surrogates, intensifying protracted efforts...