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Florida Gov. To Scale Back Inaugural Festivities

No ball. No parade. No champagne. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is scaling back the inaugural festivities after winning his second term.

11/19/2014

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LGBT Floridians Hope For Progress Despite Election Losses

The 2014 election wasn’t a good one for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

11/10/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks after his win in the Governor's Race on November 4, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Re-Elected For Four More Years

Florida Governor Rick Scott will remain in office for four more years after winning the gubernatorial race.

11/04/2014

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GOP Grabs Supermajority In Florida House

The already-conservative Florida House will lean even more to the right the next two years.

11/04/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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Scott, Crist Push Turnout In Key Areas

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.

10/31/2014

Rick Scott on the campaign trail on Oct. 22, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

GOP Governors Group Donates More Money To Aid Scott’s Campaign

Heated debates, endless mudslinging and clichéd one-liners have prompted the Republican Governors Association to donate even more money to aid Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign.

10/23/2014

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Colorful And Influential GOP Leader Slade Dies

Tom Slade — a hard-drinking, seafaring tactician who steered Republicans to political dominance in Florida — died Monday in Orange Park at age 78 from complications associated with heart failure.

10/20/2014

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.

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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

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