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Marco Rubio Hammers Obama on the Economy

September 9, 2010 - 6:00pm

President Barack Obama defended his administrations handling of the economy on Friday and took aim at Republicans for standing in the way -- prompting return fire from the newest Republican star in the Sunshine State.

More Drama: Terry Jones Flip-Flops on Quran-Burning; It's Suspended, Not Canceled

September 8, 2010 - 6:00pm

A few hours after announcing he was planning to cancel the Quran-burning event scheduled Saturday to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville announced he is reconsidering the cancellation.

Terry Jones Says Quran-Burning Is Off Now Deal's in Place to Move Ground Zero Mosque

September 8, 2010 - 6:00pm

Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville announced late Thursday afternoon that he is canceling the Quran-burning event scheduled for Saturday -- and added that a deal is in place to move a mosque farther away from its planned site a block and a half from where the World Trade Center stood.

Pam Bondi and Dan Gelber Start Debate About Debates

September 8, 2010 - 6:00pm

On Thursday it was announced that the two major candidates for attorney general will be going head-to-head in a Sunday, Oct. 16 debate. Until then, they debate over the debates, with the Republican candidate insisting on two debates and the Democrat wanting seven.

Political Bits and Pieces

September 8, 2010 - 6:00pm

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, a former RNC chairman and a possible presidential candidate in 2012, will be attending the RPOFs dinner on Friday night. Barbour, who is currently chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will be there with GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott -- who Barbour ripped into during the Republican primary

Obama Asks Terry Jones to Call Off Quran Burning

September 8, 2010 - 6:00pm

President Barack Obama on Thursday offered strong words of condemnation against Gainesville Pastor Terry Jones' planned Quran-burning event to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Dennis Ross to Congressional Rival Lori Edwards: Resign as Elections Commissioner

September 7, 2010 - 6:00pm

Former Rep. Dennis Ross, the Republican candidate looking to take the congressional seat U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam is vacating, called on his Democratic opponent Lori Edwards Wednesday to resign as Polk County supervisor of elections.

Rick Scott, Alex Sink Spar Over Debates and Tax Returns

September 7, 2010 - 6:00pm

The gubernatorial campaign is starting to heat up as Republican nominee Rick Scott and Democratic nominee Alex Sink spar over debates, clash over tax returns and jump in on an event planned to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by burning Qurans.

World Weighs In to Condemn Terry Jones' Planned Quran-Burning

September 7, 2010 - 6:00pm

Religious and political leaders from across the country and around the world continued Wednesday -- almost unanimously -- to condemn a planned Quran-burning event in Gainesville. "International Burn a Koran Day," to be led by Pastor Terry Jones from his evangelical World Outreach Center, is still scheduled for Saturday -- the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Pam Bondi, Dan Gelber Start to Raise Attacks in AG Race

September 6, 2010 - 6:00pm

Lost in the shadows of the dramatic, competitive battles for governor and U.S. Senate, the two major party nominees in the attorney generals race nevertheless have begun to attack one another and stake out positions they hope will lead to victory in November.

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