Incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Melbourne, waded into national politics this week, taking shots at President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, the Democratic senator from Florida who is up for re-election in 2012.
Bud Chiles, the son of Florida political legend Lawton Chiles, brought his independent gubernatorial campaign to Cocoa on Wednesday, where he visited the Florida Solar Energy Center and unveiled his platform on renewable energy.
The two leading candidates in the race for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination spent Wednesday shoring up their credentials, with billionaire financier Jeff Greene unveiling his economic agenda while U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek highlighted his political experience by bringing out the endorsements of 39 local officials from across Florida.
While Attorney General Bill McCollum and health care executive Rick Scott, the two leading candidates battling for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, have taken President Barack Obama to task for launching a lawsuit suing Arizona over new laws on immigration, Floridas congressional Republicans are not out front on the issue.
Both health care executive Rick Scott and Attorney General Bill McCollum, competing in a close fight for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, attacked a federal lawsuit against Arizonas new immigration laws.
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With close races in both the Republican and Democratic primaries for Floridas next attorney general, two of the leading candidates in the race unveiled new commercials on Tuesday as they maneuver for position to win their primary elections Aug. 24.
After a long Independence Day weekend, politicians in two of the closest races in Florida are hitting the campaign trail hard as they ramp up efforts before the Aug. 24 primaries.
The close contest for the Republican gubernatorial nomination between Attorney General Bill McCollum and health care executive Rick Scott took center stage Tuesday morning.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services wants consumers to know that seafood from the Sunshine State remains safe and untainted by the oil spill. And the message comes just ahead of tens of thousands of Independence Day cookouts in the state.
To get the message out, the department launched a new commercial to back Florida's commercial fishermen and its advertising partnership with major grocery chains.
Seeking a lift from Florida's economic doldrums? Tallahassee and Gainesville may have just the ticket.
While the Sunshine State suffers from double-digit unemployment and is mired in one of the worst real estate downturns in its history, Tallahassee and Gainesville aren't feeling the pain so acutely.