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Rick Scott, Bill McCollum Oppose Obama Administration's Suit Against Arizona Immigration Laws

July 5, 2010 - 6:00pm


Both health care executive Rick Scott and Attorney General Bill McCollum, competing in a close fight for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, attacked a federal lawsuit against Arizonas new immigration laws.

Marco Rubio Opposes Elena Kagan's Nomination to the Supreme Court

July 5, 2010 - 6:00pm

The leading Republican candidate in the race for U.S.

Attorney General Candidates Take to the Airwaves

July 5, 2010 - 6:00pm


With close races in both the Republican and Democratic primaries for Floridas next attorney general, two of the leading candidates in the race unveiled new commercials on Tuesday as they maneuver for position to win their primary elections Aug. 24.

After Long Weekend, GOP Gov, Dem Senate Candidates Sprinting to Primaries

July 5, 2010 - 6:00pm


After a long Independence Day weekend, politicians in two of the closest races in Florida are hitting the campaign trail hard as they ramp up efforts before the Aug. 24 primaries.

The close contest for the Republican gubernatorial nomination between Attorney General Bill McCollum and health care executive Rick Scott took center stage Tuesday morning.

Florida Seafood Safe, Plentiful, Say Commercials, Grocery Stores

July 1, 2010 - 6:00pm


The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services wants consumers to know that seafood from the Sunshine State remains safe and untainted by the oil spill. And the message comes just ahead of tens of thousands of Independence Day cookouts in the state.

To get the message out, the department launched a new commercial to back Florida's commercial fishermen and its advertising partnership with major grocery chains.

Tallahassee, Gainesville Resist Recession

July 1, 2010 - 6:00pm

Seeking a lift from Florida's economic doldrums? Tallahassee and Gainesville may have just the ticket.

While the Sunshine State suffers from double-digit unemployment and is mired in one of the worst real estate downturns in its history, Tallahassee and Gainesville aren't feeling the pain so acutely.

On America's 234th Birthday, a Look at Florida's Role in the Revolution

July 1, 2010 - 6:00pm


As the nation celebrates the 234th anniversary of independence this Fourth of July weekend, Floridians can look back at the strange and almost entirely forgotten role their state played in the American Revolution.

A Spanish colony for almost 200 years, the English gained Florida at the Treaty of Paris in 1763, which ended the Seven Years War. People in the U.S. call it the French and Indian War.

Political Bits and Pieces

July 1, 2010 - 6:00pm


The campaign trail took former House Speaker Marco Rubio, the leading Republican candidate in the battle for the U.S. Senate seat, to Daytona on Saturday. Rubio campaigned at the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR race before heading to St.

Florida Right-to-Life PAC Releases Endorsements for Primaries

June 30, 2010 - 6:00pm


Florida Right-to-Life PACreleased its endorsements Thursday afternoon for the Aug. 24 primaries -- and while the pro-life political groupbacked some candidates,the PACalso sat out or passed on others, refusing to endorse either of the two leading Republican gubernatorial candidates.

GOP AG Candidates Back Bill McCollum's Suit Against Obama Health Care Laws

June 30, 2010 - 6:00pm


Locked in a tight race for the Republican attorney general nomination, former Assistant State Attorney Pam Bondi and former Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Holly Benson won endorsements on Thursday and used the opportunity to pledge to continue Attorney General Bill McCollums lawsuit against new federal health-care laws backed by President Barack Obama. Kottkamp also picked up an endorsement and used it to stress his legal background.

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