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Monday, Dec 22, 2014

William March

Tribune Staff

Which Rick Scott will govern now, tea party or moderate?

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­­— Since Rick Scott came out of nowhere in 2010 to win the Florida governor’s mansion, Floridians have seen two versions of him.

Buckhorn drops hints future could hold run for governor

- Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn won't say he'll run for the state's top post in 2018, but he thinks a big-city mayor could win.

Gov. Scott wins re-election in a squeaker over Crist

- Declaring victory over Charlie Crist, Rick Scott told supporters, “I will not let up” on his mission to create jobs in Florida, the theme of his governorship.

Early voting may signal ‘robust’ election turnout

- It’s Election Day, but 3 million Floridians have already had their say through early voting or absentee ballots. Experts say the governor’s race may have driven more voters to the polls.

Fla. governor’s race will top $150 million, costliest in U.S.

- Gov. Rick Scott has upped the financial stakes in what was already Florida’s most expensive political campaign ever by contributing $12.8 million of his own money toward his re-election.

Polls: Florida governor race remains a toss-up

- Two new polls out Thursday appeared to show the Florida governor’s race is still a toss-up.

Scott, Crist each see victory in record early vote

- Democratic strategists for Charlie Crist and Republican strategists for Gov. Rick Scott both say the early voting numbers favor their man.

Ad Watch: Scott, Crist ads feature records on women

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­­— As the heated governor’s race draws to a close, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are fighting over votes with ads accusing each other of acting against the int...

Clinton visits Tampa for Crist; Christie stumps for Scott

- His voice hoarse from a day of campaigning in Florida, former President Bill Clinton, revered by Democrats as their elder statesman, roused a crowd of about 1,000 at an early voting rally for Charlie Crist in Tampa.

Sanctions at issue as Scott skips deposition in records suit

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­­— On the same day Gov. Rick Scott declined to appear for a deposition in a legal case over his private email account, backers of Charlie Crist held a news conferenc...