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As His Term Winds Down, George LeMieux Focuses on Fiscal Discipline

October 14, 2010 - 6:00pm

With less than three weeks to go until the election to replace him in the U.S. Senate, Republican George LeMieux continued to weigh in on the issues as speculation continued to grow that he intends to launch a campaign to return to Washington in 2012 by challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.

Gubernatorial Race Turns to Attacks Over Ethics

October 13, 2010 - 6:00pm

With less than three weeks to go in the close gubernatorial contest between Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican nominee Rick Scott, the two camps continue to attack each other, both citing ethical violations.

Businessman Herman Cain Lays Groundwork for Possible Republican Presidential Bid

October 13, 2010 - 6:00pm

While most of the potential Republican presidential candidates aiming at their partys nomination in 2012 have campaigned in Florida for U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio, Herman Cain has taken something of a slightly different tack with his PAC backing three congressional candidates in the Sunshine State.

Gary Bauer Goes to Bat for Marco Rubio

October 13, 2010 - 6:00pm

Ahead by double digits in the polls, former House Speaker Marco Rubio, the Republican candidate in the U.S. Senate race, is about to get some help from a prominent Washington conservative -- Gary Bauer, best known for his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2000 and for leading the Family Research Council during the 1990s.

Political Bits and Pieces

October 12, 2010 - 6:00pm

A New York Times magazine piece on President Barack Obama offered an interesting look at the thinking going on in the White House.

Conan the Republican? Arnold Schwarzenegger Backs Charlie Crist in Senate Race

October 11, 2010 - 6:00pm

Gov. Charlie Crist left the Republican Party in April to run partyless for the U.S. Senate, but on Tuesday he got the endorsement of a big-name Republican -- a Republican star, literally -- when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California gave him a nod.

Alex Sink Releases Audit on 'Tallahassee Taj Mahal'

October 11, 2010 - 6:00pm

With a new poll showing the gubernatorial race neck-and-neck, Democratic candidate Alex Sink released her findings of an audit detailing the construction of the First District Court of Appeal (DCA) building on the eastern outskirts of Tallahassee -- a building that she and others have labeled the Tallahassee Taj Mahal.

Nancy Argenziano Quits PSC to Back Alex Sink

October 11, 2010 - 6:00pm

Public Service Commission Chairwoman Nancy Argenziano, a Republican, resigned her PSC post Tuesday so that she can endorse Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink.

CFO Candidate Loranne Ausley Uses 'Taj Mahal' to Attack Jeff Atwater

October 11, 2010 - 6:00pm

With state CFO Alex Sink, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, releasing an audit Tuesday of the almost $50 million First District Court of Appeal building in Tallahassee, former Rep. Loranne Ausley, the Democratic CFO nominee, used the opportunity to attack Republican opponent Jeff Atwater of North Palm Beach.

Attacks Continue to Fly in Close Gubernatorial Race

October 10, 2010 - 6:00pm

With three weeks to go until the election, anda poll released Monday showing the gubernatorial contestants neck and neck, both Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican rival Rick Scott went on the warpath, unleashing new attacks on each other.




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