Articles in Category: 'Bob Martinez'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 24, 2012 3:55 AM
As the recent presidential primaries showed, Republicans disagree on a host of issues. Supporters of Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul see the world very differently from one another.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 19, 2010 (All day)

GOP attorney general candidate Pam Bondi is holding a fundraiser in DC with two of the big-name Florida Republicans behind her. Make that one name in two

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 7, 2011 3:55 PM
 
It is way too early for this, but Florida Current asked its readers if Gov. Rick Scott would face a primary challenge in 2014 when he runs for a second term.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 1, 2011 12:18 PM
 

While U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will not be speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) later in February, two of his fellow Sunshine State Republicans will be addressing the event.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 11, 2011 3:55 AM
 

As the battle to become the next chairman of the Republican Party of Florida enters its final week, candidates angling for the post continue to unveil endorsements.

 
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By: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: January 6, 2011 3:55 AM
 

An executive at the St. Joe Co., which has led an explosion of residential and commercial development that has transformed the Florida Panhandle, was named late Wednesday to head the state agency responsible for overseeing growth.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 5, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Besides outgoing Gov. Charlie Crist, there were three former governors attending Rick Scott’s inauguration as the state’s 45th governor: Claude Kirk, who was elected in 1966; Bob Martinez, who won office in 1986; and Jeb Bush, who was elected in 1998 and 2002.

 
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By: John Kennedy Inaugural Pool Reporter | Posted: January 3, 2011 10:43 AM
 

Gov.-elect Rick Scott spent Sunday night at the Governor’s Mansion, up early enough to walk his dog Reagan, a yellow labrador, around the grounds. Reagan was obtained from a shelter during the campaign.

 
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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: September 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Florida-based politicians will be keeping an eye on the Family Research Council’s presidential straw poll at the Value Voters Summit coming up this weekend in Washington. There’s a whopping 17 Republicans whose name will be featured in contention.

 
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By: The News Service of Florida | Posted: August 31, 2010 4:05 AM


BP CLAIMS WORK GROUP OK'S RECOMMENDATIONS
The head of the House work group overseeing the government claims process says it's too early to hold a special session on the BP oil spill because lost revenue data from the cities and counties won't be available for a while.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While he may be an icon among Florida Democrats, former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham blasted the Obama administration on Wednesday for agreeing to expand offshore drilling in March, before the oil spill in the Gulf. Currently serving as co-chairman of the National Commission on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, Graham said the president should have consulted with federal environmental officials before agreeing to expand drilling …

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 12, 2010 4:05 AM
 
The Florida Chamber of Commerce is increasing its bet on Attorney General Bill McCollum in the battle for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. Having already spent $225,000 to run a television commercial praising McCollum, the chamber is now forking over another $660,000 to keep the ad on the air …
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 3, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who ran for president in 2008 and since has moved to Florida, came out swinging Monday at the federal judge who struck down aspects of Arizona’s new immigration law.

 
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