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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)

Governor’s Race Will Also Shape Florida Supreme Court

The race for governor in the state of Florida could have some interesting effects depending on who is elected.

08/12/2014

Charlie Crist (Source: CBS4)

Crist Opponents Question His Political Conversion

It sounds like something Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: “How can the people of Florida trust your recent conversion?”

08/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 07: Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves the event 'Equality for Women is Progress for All' at the United Nations on March 7, 2014 in New York City. The event was part of the United Nations International Women's Day,

Poll Finds Hillary Clinton Popular With Florida Voters

Democrat Hillary Clinton continues to be the favorite potential candidate of Florida voters in the 2016 presidential race.

07/24/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Instate Tuition Bill Amid Political Sparring

With Hispanic voters likely to play a key role in the 2014 elections, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Monday allowing some undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at Florida’s public colleges and universities.

06/09/2014

Jeb Bush speaks to business leaders in Broward County on 3/21/14. (Source: CBS4)

Former FL Gov. Jeb Bush To Make Ohio Apperance

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the latest potential 2016 Presidential candidate to make an appearance in the swing-state of Ohio.

05/23/2014

Florida voters back Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush among the laundry list of potential candidates. (Source for Jeb Bush: AP)

Floridian Voters Favor Clinton, Bush

As chatter builds about the 2016 presidential election, Florida voters back Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush among the laundry list of potential candidates.

05/01/2014

(AP)

Scott, Bush Push Senate To Pass Immigrant Tuition Bill

Gov. Rick Scott and former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez on Friday pushed the state Senate to advance a measure that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates.

CBS Miami–04/18/2014

Jim DeFede (right) and Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Carlos Lopez-Cantera was a state representative for eight years before he was elected to be Miami-Dade’s property appraiser. Then, a little more than two months ago Governor Rick Scott tapped him to be lieutenant governor, replacing Jennifer Carroll who resigned. Lopez-Cantera has been working to bridge the divide between the legislature and the governor’s office and he is expected to be a key figure on the campaign trail, especially when it comes to courting Hispanic voters, as Scott tries to win a second term. Lopez-Cantera sits down for an extensive one-on-one with Jim.

CBS4–04/14/2014

(Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Rand Slams Bush Over Immigration “Act Of Love” Remarks

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has drawn the ire of some of his fellow Republicans when he described illegal immigration in an interview as an “act of love” by people trying to provide for their families.

04/13/2014

Facing South Florida: Reporters Roundtable

Jim and his fellow journalists talk about Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign problems, Obamacare, county budget issues, the “Ultra” controversy, Beckham and the soccer stadium, and the presidential plans of Jeb Bush & Marco Rubio.

CBS4–04/07/2014

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