Gubernatorial Election

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On Climate Change

While jobs and education have been key factors in Florida’s too-close-to-call race for Governor, so has climate change.

11/03/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On Medicaid Expansion

Charlie Crist has berated Gov. Rick Scott for not accepting federal dollars to expand Medicaid; the state and federally funded program that provides medical care to the poor.

10/31/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On High Speed Rail Line

Plans for a high speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando were stopped in their tracks in 2011 when Governor Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds.

10/30/2014

Charlie Crist (Right) & Gov. Rick Scott (Left) (Source: CBS4)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Gubernatorial Candidates Claims On Minimum Wage

Election Day less than a week away, so CBS4 News has teamed up with PolitiFact Florida to fact-check the statements made by both major gubernatorial candidates.

10/29/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Gubernatorial Candidates Claims On Education

With Election Day just about a week away, CBS4 News is now part of an effort to fact-check Florida’s gubernatorial candidates who remain tied in the polls.

10/27/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Crist, Scott Call On Political Big Shots To Stump For Campaigns.

Just days after a similar visit to Florida by Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama will attend a campaign rally Friday for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist.

10/14/2014

Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist. (Source: CBS4)

Fla. Democrats, Crist Look To Revive Turnout Machine

There’s a lot of Monday-morning quarterbacking going on right now about Charlie Crist’s comfortable defeat Tuesday of Democratic gubernatorial combatant Nan Rich.

08/28/2014

(Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Lends Political Star Power To Rick Scott

Jeb Bush is lending his political star power to embattled Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who is locked in a tight race for re-election in the nation’s largest swing-voting state.

08/16/2014

Early voting (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Early Voting Underway In Miami-Dade, Monroe

Voters in Miami-Dade County and Monroe County are heading to polls Monday for the start of early voting. The early voting is for this year’s August 26 statewide primary.

CBS Miami–08/11/2014

Nan Rich (Source: CBS4)

Rich Touts Record In Battle With Crist

Nan Rich is frustrated. That much is clear. But the lifelong Democrat and former Senate minority leader isn’t backing down. Rich told a gathering of news executives and editors Friday that she will continue battling for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination and trying to draw distinctions with opponent Charlie Crist — despite many of the party’s fundraisers and leaders lining up behind the former Republican Crist.

CBS Miami–07/11/2014

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