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Scott vs. Crist on Vehicle Registration Fees

Scott vs. Crist on Vehicle Registration Fees

Scott was on the House floor last Thursday when the chamber unanimously approved his top election-year priority, a rollback in vehicle-registration fees authorized by the Republican-dominated Legislature in 2009, when Crist just happened to be at the helm. The bill, which will save motorists [...]

Buzz: Crist for FSU president

Buzz: Crist for FSU president

Peter Schorsch of SaintPetersBlog.com believes it makes sense. In his daily newsletter, "Sunburn," Schorsch wrote that one way for Gov. Rick Scott to win re-election right now would to have the Board of Trustees at Florida State University appoint Charlie Crist its next President now that Eric [...]

Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan! New campaign manager for Crist

Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan! New campaign manager for Crist

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist has tapped Omar Khan to be his campaign manager, filling a position that has been vacant since Crist's first choice for the job backed out. "I love him," Crist said of Khan in a statement released by the campaign. "He loves Florida. He's coming [...]

State capitol briefs

State capitol briefs

CRIST, COMMITTEE BRING IN $1.04M IN DECEMBER Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and an affiliated committee collected about $1.04 million in December, bring their combined overall totals to slightly more than $4 million, according to campaign-finance reports filed Friday. Crist and [...]

Crist issues statement on Rubio signing up for Obamacare

Crist issues statement on Rubio signing up for Obamacare

From former Gov. Charlie Crist (current Democratic candidate for Florida governor) about Senator Marco Rubio’s decision to shop for and purchase health care for his family through one of the health care exchanges created by Obamacare. On Marco Rubio’s Obamacare Endorsement Senator [...]

Crist: Facing Scott’s $100 million war chest, made decision to run difficult

Crist: Facing Scott’s $100 million war chest, made decision to run difficult

Former Governor Charlie Crist admitted to me today that his decision to run against Republican Gov. Rick Scott was a difficult one. I wanted to know what was so special about the timing of his November 4 announcement to run as a Democrat in the 2014 Florida governor's race. "Nothing was special [...]

Crist says he will hold on to poll lead over Scott, promises to be an advocate

Crist says he will hold on to poll lead over Scott, promises to be an advocate

The latest poll by Human Events and Gravis Marketing has Democrat Charlie Crist ahead of Gov. Rick Scott by 10 points, 46 to 36. The poll was taken from November 8th to the 10th, and surveyed 932 random registered voters. Crist was in town today and the local media was given a few minutes with [...]

Buzz: Papantonio says Progressives aren’t warming up to Crist

Buzz: Papantonio says Progressives aren’t warming up to Crist

In a telephone interview today, Pensacola attorney and political pundit Mike Papantonio said Charlie Crist doesn't appear to be gaining much traction among Progressives around the state of Florida. Earlier today, Peter Schorsch of SaintPetersBlog.com reported that the most recent Kitchens Group [...]

Buzz: Nelson has best chance to beat Scott

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D) is seen by many around the state as having the best chance of defeating Gov. Rick Scott next year. Nelson is being actively sought as a candidate by Democrats from Miami to Jacksonville to Tampa to Northwest Florida. Newly-minted Democrat Charlie Crist is simply not [...]

Scott is slipping again in approval rating, may need a new dog

Scott is slipping again in approval rating, may need a new dog

The latest poll by Public Policy Polling shows Gov. Rick Scott's approval numbers have declined dropping to 33 percent, with 57 percent disapproving of him. Two months ago, his approval/disapproval percentages were 37 and 48. Back in 2010 after he won the GOP nomination in 2010, Scott announced [...]

BP’s love for numbers

BP’s love for numbers

I reviewed my posts on the BP oil disaster. BP has had a love for statistics from the very beginning. Sadly many of them are meaningless. My first encounter with BP was May 1 when Gov. Charlie Crist came over to meet with BP, Coast Guard and county officials---the meeting that I was kicked out [...]

Senate Committee on BP Disaster to meet here

Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, announced today that the Senate’s Select Committee on the Economy will meet on July 12 here to examine the impact of the oil spill on the economy. Gaetz has asked Gov. Charlie Crist for a schedule of when funds received from BP will be used to combat the [...]

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