Articles in Category: 'Carlos Lopez-Cantera'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 13, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Looking ahead to a possible presidential bid in 2016, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is playing up his foreign policy credentials. Rubio, a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, came out swinging at President Barack Obama and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday in an op-ed published in the Washington Post.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 6, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Former Gov. Jeb Bush’s, R-Fla., team is telling their supporters to hold off on backing other potential Republican presidential possibilities until the former governor decides what he is doing in 2016.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 23, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Even though he holds a massive lead in the polls, former Gov. Charlie Crist is going all out in the final days of the Democratic primary as he looks to beat former Florida Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich. Crist was in Little Havana on Thursday, leading phone bank efforts as he tries to get his voters out to the polls on Tuesday.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 19, 2014 3:55 AM
 
News broke this week that former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., was involved in creating a Florida-based private equity investment firm, Britton Hill Holdings LLC, last year. Bush joined with former bankers to launch the company which has focused in part on energy investments.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: May 10, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, the favorite for the Democratic nomination to challenge Gov. Rick Scott despite spending most of his political life as a Republican, opened the door to visiting Cuba this summer.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 17, 2014 3:55 AM
 

I'm not sure what is more ridiculous, the quid-pro-quoingest former governor of our time portraying our current governor as "evil," or the same former governor blustering dismissively past the lieutenant governor with a glib "give me Scott" remark -- as if he's spoiling for a debate.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 16, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera has only been in his new post for a few months now but he’s already learning the ropes about what it’s like holding the junior spot on the Republican ticket. 
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 12, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Florida has a favorite son in 2016, according to a “Florida Insider” poll released by the Tampa Bay Times on Friday, with 74 percent of the politicos saying former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., will run for the Republican presidential nomination but only 33 percent of them expecting U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., to enter the contest. Few of the insiders expect Rubio to run if the former governor is in the hunt, with 86 percent saying the senator stays out if Bush is in. ...
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 3, 2014 11:41 AM
 
Surrogates are increasingly playing prominent roles in the Florida gubernatorial contest. Looking to win members of his new party over to him, former Gov. Charlie Crist had former state Sen. Dan Gelber out front this week, hitting Gov. Rick Scott for cutting education. The Crist team sent out an email from Gelber to supporters on Wednesday trying to rally Democrats against Scott on education.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 29, 2014 3:55 AM
 
Time to put the kibosh on talk that Adam Hollingsworth, Gov. Rick Scott’s chief of staff, will run against Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown in 2015. Reports emerged this week that Hollingsworth is selling his house in Jacksonville to continue his career in Tallahassee.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 22, 2014 3:55 AM
 

A CNN/ORC poll released early this week finds two potential Republican presidential candidates from Florida are in the single digits while there is no front-runner in the field. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leads the pack with 16 percent followed by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right behind him with 15 percent. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas takes third with 11 percent followed by former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, who moved to Florida after his 2008 bid for the Republican presidential nomination, with 10 percent.

 
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