Carlos Lopez-Cantera

American Flag (Source: Darrell Ingham /Allsport)

Race To Replace Rubio Fails To Attract Known Names

In another sign of “muddled” races, Congressmen Alan Grayson and Patrick Murphy are virtually tied in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, while Congressman David Jolly holds a slight lead among announced Republican candidates, according to a Mason-Dixon poll released Monday.

07/27/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow Republicans

Just six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.

07/26/2015

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Frosty Drinks And Business For Americans In Cuba?

Business, government and civic leaders gathered on Watson Island Wednesday and some of the talk was of Cuba. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez focused not so much on newly raised flags in Washington – as he did our beaches. They have eroded terribly, and Gimenez is pushng a $40 million sand re-nourishment plan to keep Cuba’s luscious beaches from eroding our tourist base.

07/22/2015

Pinellas County Republican David Jolly said he will run in 2016 for the seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio.  (Source: house.jolly.gov)

Jolly Throws In For Rubio’s Senate Seat

Joining three other Florida congressmen in seeking to move to the U.S. Senate, Pinellas County Republican David Jolly said Monday he will run in 2016 for the seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio.

07/20/2015

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Lopez-Cantera Running For Rubio’s Senate Seat

Florida’s Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will run in 2016 for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio.

07/15/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Florida Republicans Exploring Run For Rubio’s Seat

Four possible candidates to fill Senator Marco Rubio’s seat say their decision on whether to run will be made in the next few weeks.

05/16/2015

Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Florida’s Lt. Gov. Moves Closer To US Senate Bid

Florida’s Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera may be taking steps to help him run for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s seat.

05/14/2015

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Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Jim and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will cover a variety of topics, including Medicaid expansion and the governor’s decision to sue the federal government. The two will also discuss the announcement this week by Sen. Marco Rubio that he is running for President, and whether Lopez=Cantera is thinking about his own possible Senate run.

CBS4–04/20/2015

The highly-rated strain of medical marijuana 'Blue Dream' is displayed among others in glass jars at Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, in Los Angeles, California.  (Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Heavy Support For Medical Marijuana

Five months after narrowly rejecting a medical-marijuana ballot initiative, Florida voters overwhelmingly support allowing doctor-prescribed pot in the state, according to a poll released Monday.

04/06/2015

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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Scott, Crist At Full Throttle On Campaign Trail

With less than a week left before election day, Florida Governor Rick Scott and former governor Charlie Crist are in full throttle on the campaign trail.

10/29/2014

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