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Dems Jeff Greene, Kendrick Meek: Too Much Attack, Too Little Debate

August 9, 2010 - 6:00pm

Even as polls continue to show a neck-and-neck sprint to the finish, personal attacks -- not an explanation of platforms -- dominated Tuesday night's debate between the two top Democratic U.S. Senate candidates, U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek and billionaire financier Jeff Greene.

Rick Scott Strikes Back

August 9, 2010 - 6:00pm

Health-care executive Rick Scott, the leading candidate in a contentious battle for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, struck back at primary opponent Bill McCollum Tuesday, accusing him of deliberately attempting to damage Solantic Urgent Care -- a business of which Scott is an investor.

Dem CFO Candidate Loranne Ausley Pounds 'Culture of Corruption in Tallahassee'

August 9, 2010 - 6:00pm

Former Rep. Loranne Ausley, the Democratic candidate for state CFO, took aim at the leadership of the Legislature Tuesday -- namely her Republican opponent, Senate President Jeff Atwater of North Palm Beach.

Dynastic Ambitions Battle in Florida Politics

August 9, 2010 - 6:00pm

We should all be thankful that George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe did not have sons who lived to maturity.

Jeb Bush Goes to Bat for Bill McCollum

August 8, 2010 - 6:00pm

With two weeks remaining until the primary elections and with early voting under way, Attorney General Bill McCollum stumped across the state Monday with former Gov. Jeb Bush -- in what looked and felt like an attempt to rally the troops and pull his flagging GOP gubernatorial campaign up by its bootstraps.

Political Bits and Pieces

August 5, 2010 - 6:00pm

With a little over two weeks until the primary elections, politicians are scrambling across the state to stump as much as possible and trying to find ways to earn as much attention as possible.

Mike Haridopolos Vows to Fix 'Broken Medicaid System'

August 5, 2010 - 6:00pm

An exasperated incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos, concluding a three-day tour of medical facilities across the state, vowed to do everything in his power to improve a broken Medicaid system.

Looking to Turn Around Economy, Bud Chiles Links Alternative Energy and Jobs

August 5, 2010 - 6:00pm

Independent gubernatorial candidate Bud Chiles met with business leaders and environmental activists in Tallahassee Friday to discuss alternative energy sources for Florida, linking them to the states downtrodden economy.

Sparks Fly Between Bill McCollum and Rick Scott

August 4, 2010 - 6:00pm

Health-care executive Rick Scott and Attorney General Bill McCollum, the two leading candidates in a bitterly contested battle for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, probably did little to enlighten Florida voters during a Tampa-TV debate Thursday evening.

Florida Politicians Toe Party Lines on Elena Kagan Confirmation

August 4, 2010 - 6:00pm

On a 63-37 vote, the U.S. Senate Thursday confirmed the appointment of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court of the United States -- with Florida's delegation surprising no one when the vote was taken.

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