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Politics
5:17 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Republicans Blast Crist's Bid To Be 2014 Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee

The Republican Party of Florida has created a parody website for Charlie Crist, charlieforflorida.com

Almost as soon as former Florida Governor Charlie Crist announced Monday what everyone had known for months – that he’ll run for governor in 2014 – Republicans ramped up their campaign painting Crist as a flip-flopper who can’t be trusted.

Monday, the Republican Party of Florida released this ad, bashing Crist:

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WFSU Local
6:22 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Democrats Eye Congressman Southerland's District For A Potential 2014 Win

Gwen Graham and Congressman Steve Southerland

The 2014 election cycle is still a year away, but in North Florida, the campaign for the state’s Second Congressional District is already in high gear.

National Democrats smell blood.

“What voters are looking for, is someone to be the adult in the room and get something done," says Andy Stone, Spokesman for the House Majority SuperPac, which is looking to flip the U.S. House of Representatives from Red to Blue in 2014.

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WFSU Local
5:37 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Williams, Beshears Lead North Florida Lawmakers In Third Quarter Campaign Cash

Campaign finance reports for the third quarter of 2013 are in and two local candidates raked in big bucks for their upcoming reelection campaigns.

Tallahassee Democratic Representative Alan Williams may still be deciding whether to stay in the Florida House or run for a local seat, but he added another $10,000 to his war chest between July and the end of September.

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Local News
5:50 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Some Floridians Afraid, Others Applaud House Republicans' Stance As Shutdown Looms

U.S Capitol
Credit David Iliff

Congress remains at an impasse with just hours left before the deadline for passing a federal budget. Residents in the Big Bend area are worried government services could slow down or stop if agreement is not reached in Washington.

Seventy-seven-year-old Ann Prescott lives in Tallahassee. She says she’s concerned about whether she’ll continue getting Social Security checks if there’s a federal shutdown. And a phone call to her local Social Security Administration office did little to quell her fears. She asked the woman on the phone if she could count on her monthly check.

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Politics
7:04 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Southerland The Focus Of Robo Calls Urging Him Not To Shut Down Govt. In 'ObamaCare' Fight

Florida Congressman Steve Southerland, who represents the Panhandle, the target of robo calls paid for by Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

A disagreement over funding for the Affordable Care Act has some House Republicans threatening a federal government shutdown. Florida Congressman Steve Southerland is one Republican hoping to defund the health care law, but there’s a campaign underway aimed at changing the Congressman’s mind.

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