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Florida Gov. Rick Scott waves to a crowd of supporters. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Election 2014: Florida Recap

MIAMI (AP) — Highlights from Tuesday’s midterm election in Florida: __ TOP OF THE TICKET Republican Gov. Rick Scott won re-election in Florida with 48 percent of the vote over Democratic challenger Charlie Crist’s 47 […]

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)

Judge Denies Emergency Motion From Crist Campaign To Extend Voting Hours In Broward County

Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s campaign filed an emergency motion to extend voting by two hours in Broward County due to voter confusion and malfunctions but a judge has denied that injunction.

CBS Tampa–11/04/2014

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

Judge Rules Against FL Governor Rick Scott In Records Lawsuit

A Florida judge is ruling against Gov. Rick Scott in an ongoing lawsuit over public records.

CBS Tampa–08/13/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Opponents Question His Political Conversion

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It sounds like something Republican Gov. Rick Scott would ask of Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist: “How can the people of Florida trust your recent conversion?” But the words were Crist’s, and the […]

CBS Tampa–08/10/2014

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Rush In Blind Trust Case Involving Fla. Gov.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott is going to have to qualify for the ballot without knowing the outcome of a legal challenge to an ethics law. Circuit Judge John Cooper on Wednesday said […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2014

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Gov. Scott Wants VA Secretary Shinseki To Resign

Gov. Scott is calling on VA Secretary Shinseki to resign after a newspaper reported that a veteran died of bladder cancer that was misdiagnosed.

05/25/2014

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

Fla. Gov. Promises More For Ports If Re-Elected

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising to spend more money on the state’s deepwater ports if he wins a second term. Scott is visiting three Florida ports this week where he […]

CBS Tampa–05/20/2014

Florida Senate  (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Passes Ballot Measure On Court Appointments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This year’s gubernatorial race could have even greater implications if a proposed constitutional amendment on Supreme Court appointments is also approved. The Senate voted 26-14 on Thursday to place a question […]

04/03/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist (Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Crist Wages Populist Campaign For Fla. Governor

MIAMI (AP) — When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he’d run for his old job as a Democrat in 2014, party leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic candidate able to win back […]

CBS Tampa–02/08/2014

File photo of former Gov. Charlie Crist. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Rich, Crist Say Scott Only Cares About The Wealthy

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist had nothing good to say about Gov. Rick Scott while another Democrat, former state Sen. Nan Rich, didn’t have anything complimentary to say about either.

CBS Tampa–01/29/2014

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