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Current governor Rick Scott delayed sharing the debate stage with Democrat Charlie Crist because of a portable fan that was placed under Crist's podium. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Portable Fan Blows Up Florida Governor’s Race

Democratic activists are showing up at Rick Scott events holding portable fans, though Scott now insists he never refused to share the stage with Charlie Crist because of objections to the fan under Crist’s podium.

10/16/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health Insurance Markets Open; Success To Be Seen

Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care reforms, entering a world that is supposed to simplify the mysteries of health coverage but could end up making it even more confusing, at least initially.

10/01/2013

File photo of Va. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, right. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Can Cuccinelli’s Hard-Right Ideology Win In A 50/50 State?

Virginia is conducting nothing short of a grand political experiment in 2013, testing whether a tea party favorite can carry a closely divided state with conservative roots. If Ken Cuccinelli wins the race for governor, he will have undercut Republican moderates’ claims that hard-right ideologies are hurting the party — and undoubtedly intensify a debate already roiling the GOP.

03/27/2013

File photo of a person voting. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About Disenfranchisement

From Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.

11/05/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Disenfranchisement Is The Real Crime

Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.

07/09/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

File photo of the 2008 Republican National Convention. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters At Party Conventions Could Be Armed

The thousands of protesters expected at the Democratic and Republican national conventions can come armed with a lot more than signs and slogans: State law in Florida and North Carolina allows concealed weapons, including guns.

04/27/2012

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