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Florida Republicans Propose Medical Marijuana Bills to Appease Voters

Republicans lawmakers in Florida who once opposed medical pot are now embracing it, motivated by the strong show of support from voters and worried that another constitutional amendment during next year’s presidential race could drive opponents to the polls. Last …

Republican Atwater Expected to Easily Retain Florida CFO Seat

The races for two of Florida’s most important offices, state agriculture commissioner and chief financial officer, both pit incumbent Republicans with big campaign coffers against little-known Democrats who haven’t raised much money. CFO Jeff Atwater and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam …

Florida Gov. Scott Seeks Insurance Agents’ Help to Get Out Vote

Florida Governor Rick Scott is urging insurance agents to do their part to get out the vote as the state’s gubernatorial campaign enters its final weeks. Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist is running as a Democrat against Republican Scott in …

Republicans Opposing 3 Florida Justices

The Republican Party of Florida is injecting itself into this year’s state Supreme Court elections. The party’s executive board last week voted to oppose three justices who are seeking a new six-year term through an up or down vote on …