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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.

14 hours ago

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

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Inaccurate Romney Jeep Ad Drawing Fire

The head of Chrysler Group, Sergio Marchionne, has seen his Jeep brand take center stage in the final days of the presidential campaign after the Mitt Romney camp released a deceptive ad claiming the auto bailout would ship jobs overseas.

CBS Miami–10/30/2012

(Source: CBSMiami.com)

In Candidate’s New Ad, Woman On Toilet Says “She’s Gotta Go”

“When you gotta go, you gotta go,” says a woman in a new South Florida political ad. The woman (and congressional candidate Adam Hasner) is referring to incumbent Lois Frankel.

CBS4–10/19/2012

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during campaign event at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on August 2, 2012 in Golden, Colorado. One day after returning from a six-day overseas trip to England, Israel and Poland, Mitt Romney is campaigning in Colorado before heading to Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Pollster: Campaign Won’t Be Dictated By Fact Checkers

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign has drawn fire for misleading ads against President Barack Obama on welfare. But, the Romney campaign said Tuesday it’s not concerned with being labeled false by independent fact-checkers.

CBS Miami–08/28/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Both Sides Turn Presidential Campaign Negative

The 2012 presidential campaign is quickly devolving into a match between each side on how outlandish or completely false they can make ads against their opponents.

CBS Miami–08/10/2012

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during campaign event at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on August 2, 2012 in Golden, Colorado. One day after returning from a six-day overseas trip to England, Israel and Poland, Mitt Romney is campaigning in Colorado before heading to Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Welfare Ad Draws Criticism

There’s an old saying that politics makes strange bedfellows; and that’s very apparent with Republican Mitt Romney trying to attack President Barack Obama by using former President Bill Clinton.

CBS Miami–08/08/2012

Governor Rick Scott on June 12, 2012 in Miami.  The Governor is in a legal battle with the U.S. Justice Department over the state's effort to remove non-U.S. citizens from lists of registered voters ahead of this year's presidential election.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Defends Medicaid Refusal To CBS This Morning

Governor Rick Scott has been the most vocal governor fighting against the Affordable Care Act; but in an interview with CBS This Morning Thursday, Scott indirectly made the case for the individual mandate while discussing how to fix the insurance industry and defending his controversial Medicaid decision.

CBS Miami–07/05/2012

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