Gov. Rick Scott

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott Wins Re-Election As Crist Concedes

Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott has won re-election, turning back former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist — who was trying to return to office as a Democrat.

CBS Tampa–11/04/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bitter Tone Of Campaigns Extends To Florida Polls

The bitter tone of the campaign ads aired throughout Florida’s race for governor appeared to extend to the voting booth Tuesday.

CBS Tampa–11/04/2014

Former Florida Governor and now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist speaks during a campaign event at the Hollybrook Golf & Tennis Club on October 30, 2014 in Pembroke Pines, Florida.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist, Scott Bring Out Big Names In Florida Race

Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist are bringing in big names to help them out as the Florida governor’s race nears an end.

CBS Tampa–11/02/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Distances Himself From State Scandals

As Florida slowly recovers from the Great Recession, Gov. Rick Scott has asked voters to judge him on his handling of the state’s economy and his ability to bring jobs to the Sunshine State.

CBS Tampa–10/31/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Florida Governor Orders 21-Day Monitoring Program For Ebola

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is ordering twice daily monitoring for anyone returning from places the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates as affected by Ebola.

CBS Tampa–10/26/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Scott Campaign Disputes Debate Delay

The campaign of Florida Gov. Rick Scott is disputing what caused the delay of Wednesday’s night televised debate with former Gov. Charlie Crist.

10/16/2014

Medical volunteers in West Africa wear protective suits as they carry the body of an Ebola victim. (Photo by SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida To Spend Millions On Ebola Preparation

Health officials are asking for permission to redirect money from federal grants to buy full body suits for health care workers who may have contact with any potential victims of the virus.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Claim Of Fewer Child Abuse Deaths Questioned

Republican Gov. Rick Scott repeatedly tells voters that abused and neglected children are safer under his leadership than when his Democratic opponent Charlie Crist was governor, but an Associated Press examination of that claim shows that campaign claim may be an exaggeration.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. Won’t Say Who’s Paying Legal Bills

Someone is now paying to defend Florida Gov. Rick Scott in an ongoing public records lawsuit, but his aides won’t say who it is.

10/14/2014

File photo of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Florida AG Wants High Court Ruling On Gay Marriage

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has repeatedly called it her duty to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage, now wants the state’s highest court to decide whether the constitutional amendment is legal.

10/14/2014

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