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Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Final Push By Republicans For Scott

Florida Republicans contended Saturday they are ready for the November election.

09/13/2014

Carlos Curbelo, Miami-Dade School Board member (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: 26th Cong. District: The GOP Candidates Debate

Five republicans will face off in the August 26th primary election, each hoping for the chance to run against Congressman Joe Garcia in the November general election. Four of those five are participating in a TV debate in the CBS4 studios. Investigator Jim DeFede moderates the debate, as a special half-hour of this week’s Facing South Florida. Only David Rivera, the former congressman trying to regain his old seat has decided not to participate.

CBS4–08/25/2014

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Governor Scott Wants Review Of School Tests And Standards

A series of education proposals are expected to be rolled out by Governor Rick Scott Monday. The proposals will touch on everything from high-stakes testing to the cost of college.

08/24/2014

Florida Money

State Parties Rake In Millions Ahead Of Elections

The Republican Party of Florida raised about $14.9 million in little less than five months, while the Florida Democratic Party collected $13.1 million, according to newly filed finance reports.

08/22/2014

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Senate Approves Revised District Map, House Vote Expected

Florida’s Senate approved a map revising the congressional districts around the state.

08/11/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

GOP: No Appeal On Florida Congressional Map Ruling

Florida Republican legislative leaders will not appeal a judge’s ruling that found some congressional districts unconstitutional but instead warned against redrawing the districts before the November election.

07/15/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s Political Landscape Upended With Ruling

One day after a landmark legal ruling, some people are question whether the change to Florida’s political landscape will have an impact on other states’ drawing their congressional districts.

07/11/2014

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Governor Scott Trying To Win Over Hispanic Voters

Scott’s latest bid to redo his image came Monday when Florida joined more than three dozen other states in the nation that offer in-state tuition rates to high school students living in the country illegally.

06/09/2014

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Landmark Florida Redistricting Trial Wraps Up

The trial challenging whether state legislators followed the law when drawing up political boundaries is wrapping.

06/04/2014

Leslie Dougher (Source: rpof.org)

Florida Republicans Elect New Leader

In a split vote that underscored the challenges Gov. Rick Scott faces from within his own party in his re-election effort, over the weekend Florida Republicans elected a new leader.

06/02/2014

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