Florida Politics

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4 GOP Senate Candidates Address Republican Meeting

Four GOP candidates, competing for Republican Sen. Marco Rubio’s seat, will appear together for the first time and speak to hundreds of Republicans.

08/29/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 13:  A croupier works at a blackjack table at The Hippodrome Casino near Leicester Square on July 13, 2012 in London, England. The new casino has five floors and 90,000 square feet of slot machines, blackjack and roulette tables.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

State, Seminoles Headed Into Mediation Over Blackjack

The Seminole Tribe and Florida officials are headed to mediation to resolve a possible standoff over the future of black jack at most of the tribe’s Florida Casinos.

08/25/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll: Gov. Scott Approval Rating Climbs

Florida Governor Rick Scott’s approval rating among Florida voters has gone up substantially from earlier this summer.

08/25/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Florida House Approves New Map For Congressional Districts

The Florida House, controlled by Republicans, approved a new map of congressional districts in the state.

08/18/2015

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Southern Strategy Hits $1M In Second Quarter

Lobbying firm Southern Strategy Group reported collecting at least $1 million from April 1st to June 30th, according to state website.

08/17/2015

ANKENY, IA - AUGUST 13: Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks at Dennis Albaugh's Classic Car Barn during the Polk County GOP Annual Summer Sizzle event August 13, 2015 in Ankeny, Iowa. Bush is scheduled to attend the Iowa State Fair tomorrow. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bush Starting South Carolina Visit By Meeting With Veterans

Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is meeting with veterans in South Carolina.

08/17/2015

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. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Attorney: Gov. Scott Got ‘Bad Advice’ On Public Records Law

Gov. Rick Scott, a Tallahassee attorney says, was a “novice politician” who received “bad advice” that led him to ignore the state’s public records law.

08/14/2015

Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

FDLE Will Not Investigate Pizzi Car Crash

Florida’s top law enforcement agency will not be investigating a car crash involving Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi.

08/12/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Congressional Districts Taking Fire

Members of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.

08/11/2015

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Real Estate Agents Could Get Added Protections

A House Republican on Tuesday filed a proposal that would increase criminal penalties for people who commit assault, battery or sexual battery on real-estate agents.

08/11/2015

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