Florida Republicans

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016.  (Source: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Eyeing 2016, Jeb Bush Applies Old Lesson From Florida Run

Jeb Bush called himself a “head-banging conservative” back in 1994 when he ran for governor ofFlorida on a promise to “club this government into submission.”

01/10/2015

Gov. Rick Scott sworn in for second term.  (Source: The Florida Channel)

Republicans Raise More Than $800K To Pay For Inauguration

Nearly $850, 000 was raised to pay for the inauguration of Florida Governor Rick Scott, according to Florida Republicans.

01/10/2015

Charlie Crist (Source: CBS4)

Crist Opponents Question His Political Conversion

It sounds like something Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: “How can the people of Florida trust your recent conversion?”

08/10/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Democrats Line Up For Miami-Dade House Races

At least six Democrats have filed paperwork this week to run for Florida House seats currently held by Miami-Dade County Republicans, according to the state Division of Elections website.

06/05/2014

(Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Alex Sink Decides Against Congressional Run This Fall

A run for Congress is not in the cards for former state CFO Alex Sink. On Tuesday, the Democrat said in a statement that she will not wage another campaign in the fall after losing a high-stakes special House election last month to Republican David Jolly.

04/15/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Charlie Crist Seen As Real Threat If He Challenges Rick Scott

While he hasn’t declared that he’s in the running, Florida’s Republican see Charlie Crist as a threat to Gov. Rick Scott in next year’s election.

10/06/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. Dems Bring House Business To A Crawl

Florida House Democrats are employing a little used procedural rule to bring legislative business to a crawl as they try to get Republicans in the lower chamber to expand health care coverage.

04/30/2013

(CBS4)

Fmr. Florida GOP Gets 18 Months In Prison

Former Republican Party Chairman Jim Greer was sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing more than $125,000 in party funds.

CBS Miami–03/27/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Former Gov. Crist Speaks At Democratic Dinner

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, who was once a Republican, gave one of his first speeches as a Democrat Friday night.

CBS4–03/16/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Makes His Case For Another Term

Gov. Rick Scott is hanging his hat on Florida’s improving economy as he looks toward next year’s election.

CBS4–01/05/2013

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