Nan Rich

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Florida Primary Voter Turnout Lowest Its Been in 16 Years

    Just 17.5 percent of Florida's registered voters bothered to turn out for Florida's primary election on Tuesday. That's the lowest turnout in a state-wide election in the state in 16 years. The last time voter turnout was lower was when only 16.6 percent of Floridians bothered to turn out for the 19 ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    Miami-Dade Primary Election Results: Live-Blog

    Do you feel that excitement? The excitement only a midterm primary election can bring? OK, sure, both of the top-of-the-ticket races for each party's gubernatorial nominee may be foregone conclusions, but there were lots of interesting races going on elsewhere on the ballot in Miami-Dade. That incl ... More >>

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    July 17, 2014

    Charlie Crist Chooses Miami's Annette Taddeo-Goldstein as Running Mate

    Charlie Crist hasn't even won the Democratic primary yet, but he's already picked his general election running mate. Crist tapped Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, a Miami businesswoman who has made a few unsuccessful runs at office before and now is the chairwoman of the Miami-Dade Democrats and vice chair ... More >>

  • News

    July 10, 2014
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    July 8, 2014

    Charlie Crist Is No Friend to African-Americans in Florida

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke finds parallels between inner city violence and wars abroad. The Democratic Party in Florida is such a joke that its best candid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    What Is Progressive Choice? The Mysterious Group Race Baiting Charlie Crist

    Just days after launching a radio ad in the Orlando market blaming Charlie Crist for "for a lost generation of African-Americans," the mysterious political group Progressive Voice is back with a new ad running in North Florida that calls one of Crist's marquee political efforts as a Republican State ... More >>

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    May 29, 2014

    Florida Republicans Already Dreaming About Clinton-Crist 2016 Fantasy

    Some Florida Republicans have a weird tendency of writing strange fan-fiction about Charlie Crist. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is out with his latest yarn: He thinks Hillary Clinton is already talking to Charlie Crist about being her running mate in 2016.

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    April 15, 2014

    Video: Charlie Crist Interrupts Lt. Gov. Badmouthing Him on Camera

    Former governor Charlie Crist addressed the non-partisan Forum Club of the Palm Beaches on his plans to unseat current governor Rick Scott. The Scott campaign responded by sending Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera to give an instant response to the media. Crist, apparently channeling his inner Frank ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Charlie Crist to Announce He's Running for Governor on Monday Morning

    On Monday it becomes official. After more than a year of speculations, Charlie Crist is reportedly set to announce he's running for Governor as a Democrat. What was once Florida's biggest political "What if?" scenario is actually happening.

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    September 20, 2013

    Democrat Alex Sink Won't Run for Governor

    Charlie Crist's possible return to the top of Florida's government, this time as a "Democrat," just got a whole lot easier. Alex Sink, the state's former CFO and the Democratic nominee in 2010 who lost to Rick Scott by about one point, has announced that she will not run again in 2014. This is bad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Rick Scott Hits Highest Approval Rating but Would Still Lose to Charlie Crist by Ten Points

    Has Rick Scott gotten better at being governor, or has he just not been as terrible as usual? According to a new Quinnipiac Poll, Scott has hit his highest job approval rating since taking office. Of course, that approval rating still isn't very good, and most voters still don't think he should be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    GOP Finally Attacks Nan Rich, Only Democrat Actually Running for Governor Right Now

    The actual gubernatorial election is more than a year and a half away, but Republicans have already dug in their heels by attacking Rick Scott's presumptive Democratic challenger. Mostly that's involved throwing barbs at former Republican Charlie Crist, who may or may not actually run, and who may o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Manny Diaz Might Run for Governor of Florida

    Former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz's name has long been thrown around when it comes to possible Democratic candidates for statewide office, but it appears he may finally be preparing to run for Governor. He hasn't said anything publicly, but Naked Politics reports that there are plenty of signs that a ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Poll: Charlie Crist Has 14-Point Lead Over Rick Scott in Gov. Race

    If recent Democrat convert Charlie Crist decides to run for governor, as he's widely rumored to do, he'd wipe the floor with incumbent Republican Rick Scott 53 percent to 49 percent. Though, several other possible Democratic candidates also beat Scott in head-to-head match-ups, Crist leads Scott by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Sorry Charlie: Alex Sink Actually Democrat's Favorite In 2014 Gov Race, According to Poll

    Earlier this week, we brought to your attention to an odd poll that claimed 61 percent of Democratic voters wanted former Republican Charlie Crist to be the Dem's gubernatorial candidate in 2014. The numbers seemed way off, and now a new poll is out showing that actually Alex Sink, who ran for gover ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    A Huge Majority Of Dems Want Crist As Gov., According to Poll No One is Sure Whether to Trust

    Should Charlie Crist return to politics as a Democrat his biggest roadblock may be, well, Democratic voters. After all, one would figure that a man who has a pretty solid Republican political history (despite what Tea Partiers might have had you believed) would have a hard time winning in a Democrat ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012

    Dear Dems, Please Do Not Run Charlie Crist for Governor

    Dear Democratic Party of Florida,Rumors have been swirling that Charlie Crist would be joining your party ever since he got his ass handed to him Tea-Party style in the 2010 Senate race. Now there's very specific gossip going around that he'll announce his official membership in your party in a Sund ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Sex With Animals Might Finally Become Illegal in Florida

    ​Throughout its shining history, the great state of Florida has never bothered to put a law on the books explicitly banning humans from having sex with animals. In recent years, Broward Democratic state Sen. Nan Rich has led a charge to finally outlaw bestiality, but Republican leaders in the Hous ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2009

    Animal Instincts

    Zoophiles love and have sex with animals. Will the world ever accept them?

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Bestiality May Actually Become Illegal

    still from The ShiningLet's take a look at Florida's laws. Gay marriage? Banned in the constitution. Gay adoption? Illegal. Bestiality? Technically legal. Yep, Florida is one of 16 states that doesn't ban inter-species sexual contact. Though, usually bestiality practitioners get charged with animal ... More >>

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    January 7, 2009

    Budget Crises May Force State to Abstain from Abstinence Only Education

    The birth control method preferred by Jonas Brothers everywhere may be the next victim of the state legislature's special orgy of budget slashing. A plan to eliminate the remaining $600,000 allocated this year to abstinence only education and abortion-alternative counseling is being advanced in ... More >>