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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., ridiculed Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s switch to the Democratic Party, saying his accusations of GOP racism are “ridiculous and silly,” and that Democrats themselves will be “embarrassed” to associate with such a “phony.”  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio: Crist A ‘Phony,’ Dems Will Be ‘Embarrassed’ To Associate With Him

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., ridiculed Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s switch to the Democratic Party, saying his accusations of GOP racism are “ridiculous and silly,” and that Democrats themselves will be “embarrassed” to associate with such a “phony.”

CBS Tampa–05/08/2014

File photo of Jeb Bush. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush, Bobby Jindal Star In New GOP Ad

Jeb Bush and Bobby Jindal are starring in a new ad for a group seeking to rebrand the Republican Party.

CBS Tampa–04/06/2014

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference, on June 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush: ‘Empires Do Not Go Quietly Into The Night’

As his party struggles through the latest Washington crisis, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is calling on elected leaders to improve a national education system he says is “woefully behind the times.”

10/17/2013

Mexican Army troops stand guard on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on May 21, 2013 near McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Band Of Two Dozen Republicans Pushing For Immigration Overhaul In House

In the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has gotten an earful.

CBS Tampa–09/09/2013

File photo of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bush: I Need At Least Another Year To Decide Whether To Run In 2016

Boosting education standards and crafting an immigration policy that recognizes the valuable role newcomers play in creating jobs is essential to long-term economic growth, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Wednesday.

CBS Tampa–05/30/2013

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

ACLU: Fla. GOP’s Attack On Civil Liberties Unprecedented

Florida’s Republican governor and GOP-led Legislature have mounted an unprecedented attack on civil liberties over the past two years, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a report Thursday.

01/10/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

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