Articles in Category: 'Alex Sink'

By: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 1, 2010 4:05 AM
 
On election eve, Democrat Alex Sink holds a 3-point lead over Republican Rick Scott in the Florida gubernatorial contest, and Republican Marco Rubio is running away with the U.S. Senate race, a new Sunshine State News Poll shows.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 30, 2010 4:05 AM
 
While Republican Rick Scott battles Democrat Alex Sink in a tight gubernatorial contest, Republicans hold steady 9- to 13-point leads for Florida's three other Cabinet-level positions, according to a Sunshine State News Poll.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 30, 2010 4:20 PM
 

Gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, at a tea party event Saturday, led a parade of Republican and conservative candidates -- including a possible 2012 presidential hopeful -- in making one last pitch to conservative Floridians to get out the vote on Election Day.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 30, 2010 4:05 AM
 

As the clock continues to count down toward the end of the election, candidates crossed Florida at a maddening pace on Friday trying to get supporters out to the polls.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Who’s ahead in the gubernatorial race? It depends on who you ask. But one thing is clear -- the contest is shaping up into the tightest battle for the governor’s mansion since Lawton Chiles held off Jeb Bush in 1994 by the skin of his teeth.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 

U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, the Republican candidate running to be the state’s next commissioner of agriculture and consumer services, unveiled backing from prominent Florida Democrats on Thursday while his Democratic rival Scott Maddox continued launching attacks.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With news emerging Thursday that he would appear on the cover of Time magazine, former House Speaker Marco Rubio, the Republican and leading candidate in the race for the U.S. Senate, continued reaching out to voters in North Florida. He attended events in the Panhandle on Wednesday and headed to Orange Park, Lake City and Ocala on Thursday. Rubio will focus on Central Florida during the weekend …
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 28, 2010 3:20 PM
 
Nice to see a reporter asking Alex Sink a challenging question, even if that reporter is ours.
 
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After weeks of trying to get Alex Sink to answer questions about her own accountability in the much-ballyhooed Tallahassee Taj Mahal, Sink and her campaign finally allowed the question after a rally at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Senate President Jeff Atwater has been blamed by his Democratic opponent Loranne Ausley for way-over-the-top spending on a lavish Tallahassee district courthouse. But Atwater claims the accusation is absurd, that the real responsibility lies with the CFO, the very job he's gunning for and the job currently held by gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Following Monday night’s debate, momentum in Florida’s race for governor appears to be slowly shifting to Rick Scott. Republican Scott jumped to a 2-point lead immediately prior to, and during, his red-hot CNN slugfest with Democrat Alex Sink.
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Alex Sink might just as well have doused her campaign with kerosene and put a match to it.

 
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By: John Kennedy and David Royse The News Service of Florida | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
Fresh from a bruising, final governor’s race debate, Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Alex Sink hit the road Tuesday in a homestretch drive to push their voters to the polls while sharpening their attacks on each other.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Mired in third place in the polls, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek unleashed a new line of attack against Republican Marco Rubio who is the clear front-runner in the race.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 26, 2010 4:05 AM
Who's "for the kids"? The battle over Amendment 8 pits the Florida School Boards Association against the Florida Education Association.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 25, 2010 8:11 PM
 
As the close contest to be Florida’s next governor enters its final week, Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican candidate Rick Scott crossed lances in their last debate of a contentious election fight -- this time involving national rather than state issues, and this time showing the country a verbal bare-knuckle brawl, Florida-style.
 
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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: October 25, 2010 4:05 AM
Candidates for governor combined to spend more than $5 million in their respective bids last week as they saturated the airwaves and amped up efforts to finish strongly in a race set to end in less than two weeks, the state Division of Elections reported on Friday.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 24, 2010 10:32 AM
 
With the election little more than a week away, the three leading candidates running for the U.S. Senate clashed Sunday morning in a heated debate.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 25, 2010 4:05 AM

With less than two weeks to go until the general election, Florida’s unemployment continues to grow -- and the politicians are attempting to point the blame at their opponents.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink is losing her home county, if early voting patterns are any indication.
 
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By: John Kennedy and David Royse The News Service of Florida | Posted: October 23, 2010 4:05 AM
Senate President Mike Haridopolos is talking with senators about the possibility of overriding some of Gov. Charlie Crist’s 18 vetoes from this year during the coming organizational session, raising the possibility of the first veto reversals in more than a decade.
 
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By: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: October 22, 2010 4:05 AM
House District 57 in Hillsborough County is a decidedly swing district – and one where Democrats are hoping they can take a seat back from Republicans as longtime GOP incumbent Faye Culp leaves office.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 21, 2010 4:05 AM
 
After steering a moderate course through the gubernatorial election campaign, would Democrat Alex Sink make a hard left turn as governor?
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 

After debating Democratic rival Alex Sink, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott headed Thursday to Lakeland where he attended the Florida Phosphate Committee of Continuous Existence’s annual conference. Scott’s running mate, Rep. Jennifer Carroll of Jacksonville, focused on the Tampa Bay region Thursday, attending events in Sarasota and Tampa ...

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 22, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Locked in a furious electoral fight to the finish, Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Alex Sink have pulled dead even in the race for Florida's governorship, a new Sunshine State News Poll shows.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 20, 2010 8:30 PM
 

With two weeks to go and polls showing a tight race, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott and Democratic nominee Alex Sink attacked each other on the issues and on their records in a sometimes acrimonious TV debate Wednesday night.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 20, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Late Tuesday, former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, a Democrat, jumped party lines to back Republican candidate Rick Scott for governor over state CFO Alex Sink, the Democratic nominee.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 19, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Florida and 19 other states cleared an early court hurdle last week in their fight against the federal health-care law. But attorney general candidate Dan Gelber isn't applauding.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
After delivering what Sen. Dave Aronberg billed as one of her strongest presentations to the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches Friday, Alex Sink was quickly whisked away by her staff and security personnel behind a black curtain.
 
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