Articles in Category: 'Scott Maddox'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 13, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Karen Thurman announced Friday that she is stepping down as chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party, following the route of her Party’s candidates at the polls last week.
 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Though U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, R-Bartow, was elected commissioner of agriculture and consumer services last week, he isn’t new to Tallahassee.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 
While some Republican governors have hinted that they would reject federal funds for transportation projects, Rick Scott has not stated that he would turn down more than $2 billion to help with high-speed rail projects.
 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 2, 2010 9:32 PM
 
Republican Adam Putnam will be the next Florida agriculture and consumer services commissioner after defeating Democrat Scott Maddox in a landslide victory Tuesday.
 
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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 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 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 18, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Republican Adam Putnam tops a four-way field for state commissioner of agriculture, according to a Sunshine State News Poll.
 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: September 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Republican U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam crossed the most taboo of Florida’s partisan lines Tuesday as he campaigned for commissioner of agriculture and consumer services: The University of Florida graduate took his message to the campus of his school’s hated rival, Florida State University.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 24, 2010 4:05 AM
 
The two leading candidates battling to be the state’s next commissioner of agriculture and consumer services focused on alternative energy Thursday, each one insisting that he would be better for Floridians looking to tap into renewable energy sources including solar power, biofuels and wind.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Scott Maddox is trying to win the commissioner of agriculture seat without any support from the many agriculture associations across the state.

His tactic? Turn his opponent's ag-support into a negative.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 13, 2010 4:05 AM
 

In a year when having a lot of political experience is seen as a negative, Scott Maddox and Adam Putnam attempt to defend their past political lives despite their individual controversies.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 

It may not have all the glamor and hype of the U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races, but the commissioner of agriculture is not a race -- or a job -- to be ignored.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, a former RNC chairman and a possible presidential candidate in 2012, will be attending the RPOF’s dinner on Friday night. Barbour, who is currently chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will be there with GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott -- who Barbour ripped into during the Republican primary …

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 3, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Democrats are taking whatever opportunity they can find to show they are unified. 

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 2, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee continues to ramp up his operations in Florida. Huckabee, who ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 and is considering making another attempt in 2012, filed papers for his HuckPAC to work at the state and local level here in the Sunshine State. Huckabee, who moved to Florida from Arkansas, named Frank Tsamotales, a lobbyist and fund-raiser, to head up HuckPAC’s operations in the state ...

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 21, 2010 4:05 AM

With the House and Senate adjourning instead of forwarding a proposed constitutional amendment banning oil drilling in Florida waters, candidates for statewide office promptly offered their opinions on the Legislature’s quick session.

 
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