Scott Singing New Tune on Campaign Tour

Aug 30, 2014

What a world of difference between the Scott campaigns of 2010 and 2014. During his first campaign, Rick Scott was a relative unknown in political circles; he spent nearly $70 million of his own...

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No House of Cards, But Good Political Drama...

Apr 26, 2014

I had intended to offer a half-time report on the Florida Legislature’s 60-day legislative session, but the vast majority of the action occurs in the last two weeks — or, more accurately, in the...

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The State Budget: A Powerful Tool in a Reelection Campaign...

Feb 8, 2014

When we talk about the power of incumbency in a political campaign, most of us think about the candidate’s ability to raise obscene amounts of campaign cash and his or her capacity to help...

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Strategic Spending and Investment Should Dominate Legislative Efforts...

Jan 18, 2014

In a typical Florida legislative session, some 2,000 bills are usually floating somewhere in the process. The 120 state House members and 40 state senators introduce a thousand or so member bills. Add to...

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