Gov. Jeb Bush

CORAL GABLES, FL - NOVEMBER 02:  Republican nominee for Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R) is greeted by former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush during his "Reclaim America Victory Celebration" at the Biltmore Hotel on November 2, 2010 in Coral Gables, Florida. Results show that Rubio has clinched the Florida Senate seat against his opponents, Independent candidate and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Democratic candidate Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL).  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s GOP Primary Could Give A Boost To A Favorite Son

Florida’s winner take-all Republican presidential primary may help the White House bids of either former Gov. Jeb Bush or Sen. Marco Rubio.

05/19/2015

Out of 12,331 entrants, Zeus Rodriguez won the weekend trip down to Miami to dine with Jeb Bush at the Burger and Beer Joint in South Beach. (Source: CBS4)

Bush, Burgers & Beer, Contestant Wins ‘Lunch With Jeb’

The “Lunch with Jeb” contest was launched by the Right to Rise PAC in early April.

04/26/2015

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)

Gov. Scott Compares Obama Administration To Sopranos

Governor Scott is comparing the Obama Administration to the Sopranos, accusing the president of not caring for low-income families, even as the governor refuses to expand Medicaid to more than 800,000 low-income families.

04/17/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds 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)

Gov. Scott Signs Bill To Limit Standardized Tests

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill aimed at rolling back the number of tests given to public school students, capping off a discussion that saw Florida Republicans ease back at least slightly on a longstanding principle of the state’s education-reform movement.

04/14/2015

Jeff Atwater (Source: myfloridacfo.com)

Atwater Won’t Run For U.S. Senate Seat

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater surprised the state’s political establishment Saturday, announcing he will not pursue a U.S. Senate seat expected to open up if Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president.

04/11/2015

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House Gives Final Approval To Testing Bill

Lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation aimed at rolling back testing for public school students in Florida, even as critics argued the wide-ranging measure doesn’t go far enough to ease the burdens of high-stakes exams.

04/09/2015

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Curbs On Florida School Testing Passed By Florida Senate

The Florida Senate passed a bill that would have students spend no more than 45 hours a year on standardized tests.

04/02/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17:  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) reacts to U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement about revising policies on U.S.-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Rubio called the President a bad negotiator and criticized what he claimed was a deal with no democratic advances for Cuba.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Rubio To Announce Next Campaign On April 13

Sen. Marco Rubio says he will make a big announcement on April 13th regarding his 2016 plans. All signs point to a presidential run.

03/30/2015

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Florida May No Longer Hold Back 3rd Graders Who Fail Test

Florida may end the state’s practice of holding back third-grade students who fail standardized tests.

03/25/2015

Landon Peterson peeks out of the voting booth while his mother Meghan votes March 20, 2012 at Christian union Church in Metamora, Illinois. White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyed a big win in President Barack Obama's home state Tuesday as he sought to clinch the Republican nomination and focus on November's general election. Polls across Illinois opened for the state primary at 6:00 am (1100 GMT) with former Massachusetts governor Romney the odds-on favorite to win. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo By: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida House Sets 2016 Presidential Primary Date

The Florida House passed a bill Wednesday, setting the state’s presidential primary date for 2016.

03/11/2015

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