The battle is on in the close gubernatorial contest to define each candidate -- and on Monday new websites were unveiled to portray state CFO Alex Sink, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, and Republican rival Rick Scott in an unflattering light.
Florida-based politicians will be keeping an eye on the Family Research Councils presidential straw poll at the Value Voters Summit coming up this weekend in Washington. Theres a whopping 17 Republicans whose name will be featured in contention.
Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running in the U.S. Senate campaign without party affiliation, has launched two new television commercials, both of which attempt to show the governor is able to work above partisan politics -- while his opponents seek to remind Florida voters about Crist's record.
While Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville has dominated the headlines with his Quran-burning to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Floridas politicians are also remembering the tragic event in spirit-lifting, more solemn and less controversial ways.
If he's elected attorney general, Sen. Dan Gelber pledged to form a public corruption unit to monitor government and get rid of the bad apples in the state's barrel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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