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Republican Party Of Florida


FEMA Denies Scott’s Request For Isaac Relief In Monroe, Broward

Since taking office, Gov. Rick Scott has repeatedly boasted of rejecting billions of dollars from the federal government. Now, Washington has turned the tables, shutting down Scott’s plea for financial aid in a move that almost instantly took on political tones.

CBS Miami–09/22/2012

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Fla. Republican Chairman Embroiled In Criminal Charges

Even as embattled Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer fights criminal charges related to his former tenure, he is also suing two law firms in connection with his downfall as the party’s leader.

CBS Miami–07/28/2012


Report: Fmr. Fla. Republican Chair Accuses Crist Of Being Homosexual

As Jim Greer, former chairman of the Florida Republican Party, awaits a scheduled July 30th trial over charges related to allegedly diverting state party funds to pay his personal expenses; new allegations from Greer say former Governor Charlie Crist paid two men to leave the state to hide Crist’s alleged homosexuality.


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Local Elections Departments Protesting Voter Roll Purge

Despite protests from voting rights groups, Democrats, and several Supervisors of Elections; Florida’s voter roll purge isn’t slowing down. That’s left local elections departments with the tall task of trying to make sense of a list of “non-citizen” voters compiled by the state.


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Florida Not Slowing Down Voter Purge Despite Questions

As the presidential campaign kicks into high gear over the summer, Florida is once again expected to be a key swing state that could decide who will occupy the White House. But troubling questions are coming up as the state seeks to purge voter rolls.


Governor Rick Scott

Rick Scott Throws His Support Behind Romney

Florida Governor Rick Scott refused to endorse any GOP candidate for president, but with Rick Santorum’s Tuesday announcement the he is suspending his campaign; Scott threw his full support behind Mitt Romney.



Hispanic Group Co-Sponsoring Fla. GOP January Debate

A conservative Hispanic political group is a co-sponsor for the January Republican Party of Florida presidential primary debate, the group announced.


(Source: CBS) GOP Candidate Montage

RNC Will Award All Delegates To Winner Of FL Presidential Primary

The winner of the Sunshine State’s GOP presidential primary will be the one with all the marbles, so to speak.


(Source: CBS4) Lenny Curry, Chair of the Florida Replublican Party

Curry Named New Florida GOP Chair

In what may be it’s most important campaign ever, the Florida GOP now has a new leader. Lenny Curry was unanimously elected chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, making him the fourth man to helm the organization in less than two years.


Dave Bitner was elected as the GOP's chair on January 15, 2011. (Source:

Florida GOP Chair Dave Bitner Stepping Down

After receiving the devastating diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s disease, Republican Party of Florida Chairman Dave Bitner said Wednesday he was stepping down from his post.