January 24, 2012 A new tool from ProPublica allows you to follow superPAC spending. For instance, the spending by Restore Our Future Inc., a pro-Mitt Romney superPAC, presently demonstrates the huge money advantage Romney supporters have over supporters of his rivals for the Republican nomination. ROF by itself has pumped $5.1 million into Florida, according to the tool. The superPACs supporting the other candidates come nowhere close.
January 24, 2012 Mitt Romney, true to his post-South Carolina promise that he would aggressively make sure to tell Florida Republicans of Newt Gingrich's character defects as he sees them, delivered a scathing indictment of his rival. Gingrich seemed exasperated and gave no sustained counterattack.
October 27, 2011 Sen. Marco Rubio blamed the news media Thursday for making too much of his differing versions of the story behind his parents' immigration from Cuba in the 1950s.
October 16, 2011 Some of the hottest times to visit Disney World come when the rest of the country is freezing cold. Christmas and New Year's are both wildly popular. So is Thanksgiving. And President's Day. If you plan to go, plan ahead. Here are 10 tips to help.
October 3, 2011 Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada are all expected to now move their caucuses and primaries up to maintain their traditional early spots in the presidential-nominee selection process calendar.
September 29, 2011 As we and others have reported, when Florida Republican Party officials meet Friday, they are expected to move up the date of their presidential Friday to Jan. 31 from March 2012. Republican officials in the states that jealously guard their role as the first four to vote — Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada — vow to stay ahead of Florida.
September 22, 2011 Texas Gov. Rick Perry leads Mitt Romney in Florida, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. Also, with the voters who matter in the Republican primary, registered members of the GOP, Perry's description of Social Security as a "Ponzi scheme" is shared by about half of that part of the electorate.
September 15, 2011 A federal judge in Florida ruled that the right of doctors to free speech wouldn't interfere with gunowners' rights to bear arms. She enjoined a state law that effectively restricted what doctors could ask patients about gun ownership.
September 12, 2011 Something Republican and Democratic incumbents generally agree on is the drawing of congressional district borders to safeguard their incumbent and partisan advantage and, in the case of the CBC, their racial upper hand in certain districts drawn to include mostly black voters.
August 5, 2011 Florida Gov. Rick Scott's spending his summer on a charm offensive, after his poll numbers showed he was the most unpopular politician in his home state.
June 2, 2011 New rules in Florida that mandate drug tests for welfare recipients, new state government hires, and random testing of current state employees. The ACLU calls the actions unconstitutional. Gov. Rick Scott says Floridians should be assured that their tax money isn't supporting addiction.
March 22, 2011 Who doesn't use e-mail these days? If you answered Florida Gov. Rick Scott you'd be right. He told state workers if they wanted to contact him they should use snail mail; he avoids e-mail because of its potential for an embarrassing message. Considering that, it's a bit odd that he tweets.
March 4, 2011 Florida's Gov. Rick Scott has told the U.S. government that his state doesn't want $2.4 billion in stimulus funds that were intended for its high-speed rail project, sparking anger in a state coping with high unemployment and a lingering real estate crisis.