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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.