In some of its first paid ads of the 2014 campaign cycle, the Florida Democratic Party announced Thursday that it would take to social media and online news sites to whack away at Gov. Rick Scott, even though the party doesn’t have a well-known, well-funded candidate to face him.
Before the speculation can even get out of hand, Florida Senator Bill Nelson said Friday he will not launch a gubernatorial bid in 2014.
If former Governor Charlie Crist runs for his old job as a Democrat against Republican Governor Rick Scott, Crist would trounce Scott by double-digits, according to the latest poll from Quinnipiac University.
Governor Rick Scott has sought recently to moderate his message and diverge to a degree from his tea party past. But it may not be enough as a new poll shows Governor Scott with a lot of ground to make up against the presumed Democratic nominee Charlie Crist.
Will former Florida governor Charlie Crist come back to the political game?
Numerous Republican governors, including Rick Scott, have rejected expanding Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act. But a quirk in the law could force governors into a tough spot of denying health coverage to U.S. citizens, but giving it to legal immigrants.
A memorial service is scheduled for Friday in Tampa to remember the life of former gubernatorial candidate Bill McBride.
Gov. Rick Scott continues to suffer from poor approval ratings despite an improving economy and lowering unemployment, and a majority of voters say they wouldn’t vote to re-elect him, a new poll shows.
Gov. Rick Scott, one of the oldest governor’s in Florida history, turns 60 Saturday.
Florida Governor Rick Scott, heavily criticized when he refused to use his emergency powers to extend the number of early voting days in the state, now says he’s willing to look at whether changes are needed to make voting go smoother.