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Elections

Democrats reframe debate on health care

Democrats reframe debate on health care

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of repealing.
Updated: 53 mins ago

Dist. 61 candidates ask for your vote – and haven’t missed a vote themselves

TALLAHASSEE — Those running in the House District 61 race, like most candidates, have been encouraging people to get out and vote.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Judge: Use flawed map for this election cycle

TALLAHASSEE — A judge on Friday gave a victory to the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature, rendering a decision that effectively forces voters to choose candidates in November based on a congressional map that he ruled was invalid...
Updated: 17 hours ago
Five questions for Hernando school board District 1 candidates

Five questions for Hernando school board District 1 candidates

BROOKSVILLE — In recent months, Hernando County School Board Member John Sweeney has battled allegations that he used his influence to have his son’s high school grades changed.
Published: 08/18/14
Updated: 08/21/14
Crist casts early ballot

Crist casts early ballot

The man campaigning to be governor again came home to St. Petersburg on Monday to vote early in the Florida primary. Charlie Crist faces former state Sent. Nan Rich of Miami in the race for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Republican ...
Published: 08/18/14
Sen. Latvala pans Pinellas GOP candidate

Sen. Latvala pans Pinellas GOP candidate

CLEARWATER — Influential Republican State Sen. Jack Latvala is not endorsing any of the seven Republicans running for the Pinellas County Commission District 4 seat being vacated by his former wife, Susan Latvala, who is retiring from office....
Published: 08/18/14
Holcomb, Pizzo outline vision for Hernando County

Holcomb, Pizzo outline vision for Hernando County

Two seats are up for grabs this year on the Hernando County Commission, but only District 4 is involved in this month’s primary.
Published: 08/18/14
Five questions for Hernando school board District 3 candidates

Five questions for Hernando school board District 3 candidates

BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County School Board Vice Chairman Dianne Bonfield’s decision not to seek reelection this year leaves two candidates for her District 3 seat: local businesswoman Beth Narverud and retired businessman Jay Rowden.
Published: 08/18/14
24-year Pinellas District 6 school board member challenged

24-year Pinellas District 6 school board member challenged

ST. PETERSBURG — Linda Lerner is the longest-serving school board member in Pinellas County history, having put in 24 years, and now she is seeking four more.
Published: 08/16/14
Three vie for District 4 school board seat

Three vie for District 4 school board seat

ST. PETERSBURG — Three candidates, all with education backgrounds, are competing to represent the Tarpon Springs, Palm Harbor and Safety Harbor area on the Pinellas County School Board.
Published: 08/15/14