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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officials

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Child’s play or a signs of a serious security problem in one of the nation’s swing states? That’s the question confronting Florida election officials who are pushing back against reports that an 11-year-old hacked a replica of the state’s election website. Multiple media outlets over the weekend reported that children at a … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officials

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, calling the allegations sensational, demanded on Friday that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state’s election systems ahead of this year’s crucial election. Scott, a Republican, is running against Nelson, a Democrat, in November’s midterm … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Billionaire developer Jeff Greene runs for Florida governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Billionaire Jeff Greene is jumping into Florida’s governor’s race, joining the already crowded Democratic primary. It’s not the first political run for Palm Beach real estate developer, who lost a U.S. Senate primary eight years ago despite spending $30 million of his own money. Greene, who filed his latest paperwork on … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Billionaire developer Jeff Greene runs for Florida governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Federal court sides with Florida in voting rights battle

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — With time running out, a federal appeals court late Wednesday sided with Florida in an escalating battle over the state’s process for restoring voting rights for former prisoners. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker had given Florida until Thursday to create a new process after ruling in February that the state’s current system … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Federal court sides with Florida in voting rights battle

TALLAHASSEE, | The Latest: Nelson says he’s ready for Florida Gov. Scott

TALLAHASSEE, | April 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on Florida Gov. Rick Scott announcing for U.S. Senate (all times local): 11 a.m. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says he is prepared to run against Florida Gov. Rick Scott in a highly anticipated clash between the two politicians. Nelson on Monday issued a brief statement where he … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, | The Latest: Nelson says he’s ready for Florida Gov. Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Florida’s Democratic Senator

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.| April 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Calling Washington “horribly dysfunctional,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the nation. The Republican governor was expected to criticize “career politicians” and call for term limits for members of Congress while … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Florida’s Democratic Senator