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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bitter, Expensive Race For Florida Governor Kicks In

With just about two months to go until the general election, the bitter and expensive race to be Florida’s next governor is kicking into gear.

5 hours ago

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Vehicle Registration Fees Rolled Back

Good news for Florida drivers. Beginning Monday, September 1st, it’s now cheaper to register your vehicle in the state.

7 hours ago

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Gov. Scott Focuses On Proposed Tax Cuts On Campaign Tour

Proposed tax cuts if re-elected will be Governor Rick Scott’s focus as he begins a two week, 28-city, campaign swing. The tour began Monday. Scott announced the tax cut proposals last week.

9 hours ago

June 28, 2014: Former President Bill Clinton at a democratic fundraiser in Hollywood.  (Source: CBS4)

Former President Bill Clinton To Campaign For Charlie Crist

Former President Bill Clinton plans to stump for Florida governor candidate Charlie Crist next week.

08/30/2014

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South Florida Mass Set To Pray For Political Prisoners

South Florida community members are set to gather Saturday at a mass meant to pray for Cuba’s political prisoners.

08/30/2014

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Scott To Pitch New Round Of Tax Cuts As Tag Fees Drop

A rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.

08/29/2014

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

Now that the dust from the August Primary has settled, key members of the state's Democratic party are  beginning to rally the proverbial troops in a run up to the November election. (Source: Twitter/Charlie Crist)

Democrats Unite In Show Of Unity

Now that the dust from the August Primary has settled, key members of the state’s Democratic party are beginning to rally the proverbial troops in a run up to the November election.

08/28/2014

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Incumbent Miami-Dade Commissioner Knocked Off By Newcomer

Daniella Levine Cava took a break from breaking down her campaign headquarters Wednesday to laugh and happily hug a supporter. The political newcomer and former not-for-profit agency director had reason to be happy. In Tuesday’s primary, Levine Cava upset incumbent Miami-Dade County Commissioner Lynda Bell in a race that was divided along party lines and nastily contested. It also set a record for the amount of money spent on a county commission race, the two candidates spending some $1.2 million.

08/27/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Looks To Fire Up Party Faithful To Beat Gov. Scott

Coming off a landslide win over former state Democratic leader Nan Rich in the August Primary, former Gov. Charlie Crist now turns his full attention to beating Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

08/27/2014

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