Polls show Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist are polarizing. Voters are as likely to dislike the candidates as they are to approve of them.
So both candidates are talking about schools, colleges and scholarships -- to motivate their supporters.
“Education is an issue that is helping to appeal to the base," says Sean Foreman, a Barry University political science professor and chairman of the education committee for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Gov. Rick Scott on Friday will meet his Democratic opponent, Charlie Crist, for the first of three October debates.
And Crist, of course, will mop the floor with Florida's Republican governor. Says who? Says Scott's new best friend, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The chairman of the Republican Governors Association. That's who.
Florida’s campaign finance laws make for a unique governor’s race. In an analysis of television advertising through late September, the Rick Scott and Charlie Crist campaigns hadn’t spent much on TV advertising. Political parties and political action committees known as PACs have done most of the spending.
There can come a time when reporters and photographers spend so much of their working lives immersed in covering one issue, one person or one country, that their relationship with the subject being covered becomes almost symbiotic.
Think of it as a detective who must know his or her suspect’s every thought and every move.
Where will they be today? What will they say today? Perhaps, more importantly, what can be confirmed today -- and what is the real reason behind the latest action?
The Supreme Court’s refusal to consider gay marriage cases in five other states may soon impact Florida, now that a federal judge is being asked to clear the way for same-sex marriage in the Sunshine State.
VA Secretary Bob McDonald (left) watches as paralyzed Navy Veteran Dwayne Scheuneman (right) demonstrates the Exoskeleton during the new leader's visit Wednesday at the James A. Haley VA Polytrauma Center.
Close to $50 million has been spent buying airtime in Florida through the end of September by Florida's gubernatorial candidates and their political parties.
While some of the messages include bright pictures of Rick Scott and Charlie Crist touting their economic and education plans, most of the messaging features ominous sounding narration and dramatic music telling an audience what's wrong with the other guy.
According to the Center for Public Integrity at least half of the ad money spent in Florida has been spent on negative ads like these:
Florida will choose to either keep or terminate 22 District Court of Appeal judges from their positions. Determining who should stay and who should go may seem like a daunting task if a voter doesn’t even know what to look for in a judge.
Anna Blackburne-Rigsby is a U.S. Court of Appeals judge in Washington, D.C., and president of the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ). The organization launched a campaign called the Informed Voters Project. They aim to enlighten voters on the role of a judge in the courts.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a conference of women commercial real estate agents in Miami Beach that the U.S. needs better workplace laws to protect the ability of women to work and raise a family.
The United States makes it difficult for women who want to work and raise families, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a women's commercial real estate association conference in Miami Beach.
Clinton says she’s been all over the world to talk about equity issues for working women working with her Clinton Global Initative, founded by her husband -- and former U.S. president -- Bill.
Clinton says the U.S. still has a long way to go to make sure women are paid and treated the same on the job as men.