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Democrat Alex Sink Won’t Run For Governor In 2014

Florida’s former chief financial officer Alex Sink said Friday she will not run for the governor’s seat in 2014.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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5 Months Later, Florida Still Without A Lt. Governor

You may not know it, but the state of Florida has been without a number two in the state government for the last five months.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

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Gov. Scott’s Assets Shielded From Prying Eyes

Three years ago, when Rick Scott ran for governor, Floridians got a view of his substantial wealth.

The former hospital chain executive and multi-millionaire released three years of tax returns and a lengthy list of all his business holdings.

07/28/2013

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Democrats Take First Shot At Gov. Scott’s Re-election Bid

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.

CBS Miami–07/26/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), gives a thumbs up as he walks to vote on the debt limit bill on August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 74-26 to approve the bill to raise the debt ceiling, allowing the U.S. to avoid default on its debts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Nelson Ends Gubernatorial Speculation

Before the speculation can even get out of hand, Florida Senator Bill Nelson said Friday he will not launch a gubernatorial bid in 2014.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

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Another Poll Shows Crist Trouncing Scott

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.

CBS Miami–03/20/2013

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist watches play as the Tampa Bay Rays host  the New York Yankees on April 13, 2009 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Poll: Crist Leads Scott 52-40

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.

CBS Miami–03/19/2013

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Will Charlie Crist Make A Comeback?

Will former Florida governor Charlie Crist come back to the political game?

03/10/2013

Governor Rick Scott Health Care Funding

Health Care Law Quirk Complicates Medicaid Expansion

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.

CBS Miami–01/25/2013

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Memorial Service To Be Held For Bill McBride Friday

A memorial service is scheduled for Friday in Tampa to remember the life of former gubernatorial candidate Bill McBride.

CBS Miami–12/28/2012

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