Rod Smith

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Voters Elect Diaz To The Judicial Bench, Two Incumbents Lose Spots

Miami assistant city attorney Veronica Diaz was voted to be on the judicial bench while two of four incumbent judges lost their spots.


Quarterback Kurt Warner #13 of the Arizona Cardinals throws a pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Source: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Top 10 Undrafted NFL Players Of All Time

NFL scouts and general managers spend tireless hours watching collegiate players in order to make what they hope are the best decisions on who to pursue.


Allison Tant is the Florida Democratic Party's new chairman. (Source: Twitter)

Tant Elected New Chair Of Florida Democratic Party

Allison Tant, a long-time party fundraiser for the Florida Democratic Party, is now the party’s new chairwoman.


Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Governor Charlie Crist Switches To Democrat

After months of speculation, former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ ended it all Friday night by tweeting, “Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President @BarackObama!”


Early Voters (Source: CBS4)

Early Voting Ends With Long Lines, Long Waits

Thousands of Miami-Dade voters took advantage of the final day of early voting Saturday. According to the Supervisor of Elections website, several locations posted wait times as long as six hours.


Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Florida Democrats Zero In On Mitt Romney’s Weak Points

At a gathering in Hollywood Saturday night for their annual fundraiser, state Democrats made clear what they believe is their strongest argument against Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Florida is Gov. Rick Scott.


Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich

Democratic Sen. Leader Nan Rich Planning 2014 Gubernatorial Run

A Democrat from Weston is declaring herself the first person to challenge Governor Rick Scott in the 2014 gubernatorial race.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Critics Claim State Senate’s New Map Favors Incumbents

Plans to redraw the political boundaries of the state Senate and Florida’s congressional delegations passed the upper chamber by broad margin even as opponents bitterly argued the maps are aimed at protecting political incumbents.


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.


Rod Smith (Source: Florida Democrats)

Smith Tapped To Lead State’s Democrats

Former state Senator Rod Smith has been tapped to lead Florida’s Democratic Party. A former prosecutor from the Gainesville area, Smith will replace former Congresswoman Karen Thurman.