Politics

Politics
4:06 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Florida Reacts To President Obama's Plan To Normalize Relations With Cuba

This image shows Florida's proximity to Cuba.
Credit www.bbc.co.uk

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio are blasting President Obama’s move to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba. The U.S. and the socialist country have been at odds for more than fifty years. Governor Rick Scott expressed his disapproval in a written statement.

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Politics
10:30 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Is A Bush Presidential Run In the Works?

Former Gov. Jeb Bush's holiday facebook message

Former Governor Jeb Bush is moving a step closer to a possible 2016 presidential run. In his holiday message posted to facebook, Bush has confirmed he's exploring the possibility.

"In January, I also plan to establish a Leadership PAC that will help me facilitate conversations with citizens across America to discuss the most critical challenges facing our exceptional nation. The PAC's purpose will be to support leaders, ideas and policies that will expand opportunity and prosperity for all Americans."

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Politics
11:10 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Private Emails Show Gov. Scott Skirted Open Records Law

Gov. Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Newly disclosed records are showing that Florida Gov. Rick Scott used a private email account to discuss state business.

The Scott administration turned over a batch of emails from a gmail account on Tuesday three months after the Associated Press first asked for them.

Most of the emails appear to be from 2011 and 2012. It is not a violation of law to have a private email account, but it would be a violation if someone asked for emails and the governor's office failed to turn them over.

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Politics
5:46 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

American Voters Spilt on Obama's Immigration Move

Credit http://wesleying.org/2010/04/29/immigration-reform-march-in-hartford/

American voters are almost spilt down the middle on their views about President Obama’s immigration move, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released today.

The poll shows that 45 percent registered voters say the president should issue an executive order if Congress fails to act, while 48 percent say he should not.

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2014 Election
11:54 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Scott Narrowly Edges Out Crist To Win Second Term

Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott has been reelected. After a bitter, expensive campaign against Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, Scott declared victory by a 1.3 percent margin Tuesday night. 

Scott carried 48.2 percent of the vote as of 11:30 p.m. Many precincts are still counting mail-in ballots. But Scott held enough of a lead over Crist's 46.96 percent for Crist to concede. 

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