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Rick Scott snubs protesters, did not even slow SUV

Rick Scott snubs protesters, did not even slow SUV

March 21 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) was at a fundraiser Friday when he ignored angry protesters and kept his motorcade going down the street.
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Florida TV station labels Republicans as 'Reprehensive Party'

MIAMI, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A Miami television station airing a Republican attack video aimed at former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist identified the source as the "Reprehensive Party."

Fla. Supreme Court allows medical marijuana on ballot

MIAMI, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The Florida Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, ruled that a medical marijuana initiative should be on the ballot in November.

Lawsuit challenges Florida's ban on gay marriage

MIAMI, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Six couples have challenged Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, which was added to the state Constitution in a 2008 vote.
Crist kicks off Florida gubernatorial bid as Democrat

Crist kicks off Florida gubernatorial bid as Democrat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist held his first gubernatorial campaign event as a Democrat Monday where he was embraced by his new party colleagues.

Charlie Crist running for Florida governor as Democrat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Charlie Crist made it official Friday afternoon, submitting paperwork to make another run for governor of Florida, this time as a Democrat.
Former Florida Gov. Crist unwelcome at Rep. Young's funeral

Former Florida Gov. Crist unwelcome at Rep. Young's funeral

LARGO, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The widow of Rep. C.W. Bill Young, R-Fla., made it clear she will not welcome former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist at her husband's upcoming memorial service.

Former chairman of Fla. GOP gets 18 months

ORLANDO, Fla., March 27 (UPI) -- Former Florida Republican Chairman Jim Greer was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for stealing $125,000 in party funds.

Former Fla. GOP chairman pleads guilty

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Former Florida Republican chairman Jim Greer pleaded guilty to four charges of grand theft in diverting party funds to a fundraising firm.

Fla. Gov. Scott appoints few black judges

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott is on a pace to appoint fewer African-Americans to state judgeships than his two predecessors, angering black legislators.

Former Florida Gov. condemns election law

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist criticized current Gov. Rick Scott's signing of a election law that he said helped suppress the vote in the state.
Poll: Crist top Dem in '14 Fla. gov's race

Poll: Crist top Dem in '14 Fla. gov's race

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A poll indicates ex-Florida Gov. Charlie Christ, now a Democrat, leads the party in a potential 2014 run for governor. Republicans say he's a flip-flopper.
Former R Charlie Crist becomes a D

Former R Charlie Crist becomes a D

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Charlie Crist, elected governor of Florida as a Republican, became a Democrat during a White House Christmas reception Friday.
Mitt Romney concedes Florida to Obama

Mitt Romney concedes Florida to Obama

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's campaign Thursday conceded Florida's 29 electoral votes to President Barack Obama.

Activists work to register felons to vote

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Civil right activists have stepped up efforts to allow more than 1.5 million voting-eligible felons in Florida and millions more nationwide access to elections.
ADAM JABARI JEFFERSON, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI

Crist endorses Obama in Tampa newspaper

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Ex-Florida Gov. Charlie Crist endorsed President Obama in an op-ed piece that ran as the Republicans gathered in Tampa for their national convention.

Cruz: Victory part of 'great awakening'

HOUSTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Tea Party insurgent Ted Cruz's easy win over a well-known Texas politician for the GOP's U.S. Senate nomination is part of "a great awakening," Cruz said.

LeMieux leaves Florida Senate race

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 20 (UPI) -- George LeMieux announced in a video to supporters Wednesday he has dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat in Florida.

LeMieux announces for Fla. Senate seat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 5 (UPI) -- George LeMieux says he's running for the U.S. Senate, joining a likely crowded Republican field challenging Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson.

Feds seek Fla. Republican records

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A federal subpoena seeking financial records arrived at the Florida Republican Party on Election Day, The Miami Herald reports.
New Florida Legislature takes right turn

New Florida Legislature takes right turn

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Florida's newly elected state Legislature has already charted a conservative course, overriding eight vetoes by outgoing Gov. Charlie Crist.
Rubio wins, Scott takes gov's race

Rubio wins, Scott takes gov's race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Republican Marco Rubio won an easy victory in Florida's U.S. Senate race and Republican Rick Scott defeated Democrat Alex Sink to win the governor's race.

Snub to Meek may hurt Florida Democrats

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The turmoil in Florida's U.S. Senate race could hurt Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink, party leaders, observers and pollsters say.
Meek denies Clinton asked him to bow out

Meek denies Clinton asked him to bow out

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Florida Democrat Kendrick Meek denied Thursday night former President Bill Clinton tried to get him to quit the U.S. Senate race.
Florida rivals debate taxes and economy

Florida rivals debate taxes and economy

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Florida's three Senate candidates differed Sunday on how to lift the Sunshine State out of its dire economic situation.
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