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Fla. Gov. Scott’s Job Approval Up To 43 Percent

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s approval rating is improving, a poll released Tuesday shows, though not to the point that it’s likely to deter any potential challengers in 2014.

CBS Tampa–06/18/2013

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Fla. Republicans Outraise Dems At End Of Year

Florida Republicans continue to outraise the state’s Democrats despite Democratic success at the polls.


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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.


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Early Voting Information For Tampa Bay

The General Election on Tuesday, November 6th is not your first day to vote, it’s your last. Early Voting for the 2012 Presidential race takes place throughout Tampa Bay beginning Saturday, October 27 and ends Saturday, November 3, 2012.

CBS Tampa–10/26/2012


Debate Preparation Trumps 2012 Campaigning Sunday

BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — As Mitt Romney’s campaign claimed new momentum in the race for the White House, President Barack Obama’s political advisers on Sunday promised the incumbent would unleash his more aggressive side in […]

CBS Tampa–10/15/2012

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Opinion: Presidential Poll Trolling

Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.


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Obama Boosted By Upbeat Housing Reports, New Polls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh signs of a national housing rebound and growing support in public opinion polls boosted President Barack Obama’s bid for a new term in the White House on Wednesday as Republican rival […]

CBS Tampa–09/20/2012

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Obama Keeps Slight Lead Over Romney In New Poll

President Barack Obama is clinging to a small lead in Florida over Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

CBS Tampa–06/27/2012

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Fla. Says More Than 53,000 Dead On Voting Rolls

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida is calling on county election supervisors to remove more than 53,000 dead people from the state’s voting rolls. State officials this year checked Social Security files and concluded that people […]


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Only Republicans Vote Today in The Presidential Preference Primary

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – Florida Republican voters will flock to the polls today to choose their party’s candidates hoping to challenge President Barack Obama in the November general election.

CBS Tampa–01/31/2012

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