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Fresh Squeezed: The latest from our political blog

Stay with our political blog, Fresh Squeezed, in the final days before the 2014 election.

Signs outside the Jan Kiminis Platt Regional Library for early voting. JAY CONNER/STAFF
Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election
Voting booths stand ready for early voting at the Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center on Faulkenburg Road in Hillsborough County. JIM REED/STAFF
Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco
Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is seen in this ad paid for by the Republican Party of Florida Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. As the heated governor´s race draws to a close, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are fighting over women´s votes with ads accusing each other of anti-woman attitudes. VIDEO CAPTURE COURTESY OF YOUTUBE
Ad Watch: Scott, Crist ads feature records on women

Joe Biden to campaign for Crist, Garcia

MIAMI — Florida Democrats are getting some last-minute help from the White House.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Polls: Florida governor race remains a toss-up

Polls: Florida governor race remains a toss-up

TAMPA ­­— Two new polls out Thursday appeared to show the Florida governor’s race is still a toss-up: One showed Democratic challenger Charlie Crist up 3 points and another has incumbent Republican Rick Scott up 2 points....
Updated: 10 hours ago
Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election

Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election

The Tampa Tribune's editorial staff will be offering their endorsements on various local and statewide races leading to the Nov. 4 election. Here are their recommendations:
Updated: 17 hours ago
Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

TAMPA — Early voting is under way in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. In Hillsborough, you can vote early 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Nov. 2, including weekends.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Fresh Squeezed: The latest from our political blog

Fresh Squeezed: The latest from our political blog

Stay with our political blog, Fresh Squeezed, in the final days before the 2014 election.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Scott, Crist each see victory in record early vote

Scott, Crist each see victory in record early vote

TAMPA ­­— This year, for the second time in state history and the first time in a governor’s race, more Florida voters are expected to vote ahead of time by absentee ballot or early voting than on Election Day....
Published: 10/29/14
Ad Watch: Scott, Crist ads feature records on women

Ad Watch: Scott, Crist ads feature records on women

TAMPA ­­— 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 interests of Florida women.
Published: 10/28/14
Concession companies donate to airport board campaign

Concession companies donate to airport board campaign

TAMPA — Next year, the board that runs Tampa International Airport will approve new concession contracts worth $1.3 billion.
Published: 10/26/14
Clinton rebuts job-loss rap against Crist; Cristie stumps for Scott

Clinton rebuts job-loss rap against Crist; Cristie stumps for Scott

TAMPA ­­— 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 Sunday,...
Published: 10/26/14
Johnson, Whiting face off for Hernando school board’s District 1

Johnson, Whiting face off for Hernando school board’s District 1

BROOKSVILLE — Mark Johnson, a 64-year-old private investigator, describes himself as a man of action — the right candidate, in other words, to replace Hernando County School Board member John Sweeney, who lost his District 1 seat in Aug...
Published: 10/26/14