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Suit Filed To Force Scott To Pick Lt. Governor

A lawsuit has been filed by a Tallahassee lobbyist and political activist to try and force Governor Rick Scott to select a lieutenant governor.

CBS Miami–01/06/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist Apologizes For Supporting Gay Marriage Ban

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist has apologized for backing a state constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in 2008. Crist made the apology to Watermark Online, an Orlando LGBT publication.

CBS Miami–01/03/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Gov. Scott Opens Campaign Account For Re-Election Run

It was all about the ‘green’ Tuesday for Governor Rick Scott. Not only did he and First Lady Ann Scott participate in the ceremonial lighting of the official 2013 Cabinet Christmas tree, Scott also opened his campaign account to run for re-election in 2014.

12/10/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Crist Leads Scott By 7 Points

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist currently enjoys a seven-point lead over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in the 2014 gubernatorial race, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

CBS Miami–11/21/2013

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nelson No Longer Coy About Governor’s Race

After months of playing coy, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for the first time on Tuesday publicly acknowledged he is keeping open the option of running for governor.

11/19/2013

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson Still Considering Bid For Florida Governor

Fanning the flames of uncertainty about former Gov. Charlie Crist’s viability as a gubernatorial candidate, Democrats close to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson are letting potential supporters know the three-term senator is waiting in the wings if Crist’s campaign stumbles.

CBS Miami–11/14/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Charlie Crist To Make Big Announcement Monday

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist is expected to announce Monday that he wants his old job back.

CBS4–11/03/2013

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Scott Staying Quiet As Crist Preps Likely Gubernatorial Run

While former Governor Charlie Crist continues to put the final preparations on a Monday announcement that will likely kick off his campaign to win his old job back; Governor Rick Scott hasn’t officially announced his re-election campaign.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Crist Dominating Scott In Hypothetical Race

The 2014 gubernatorial election is still more than a year away, but according to the latest Public Policy Polling numbers, Governor Rick Scott shouldn’t get too comfortable in the governor’s mansion.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

Alex Sink

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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