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Republican candidate Paul Renner picked up an A grade from the National Rifle Association in his bid for a Florida House of Representatives seat.

Lawyers for Pinellas County schools are asking Gov. Charlie Crist to stop running an ad that was filmed on school property.

Rep. Jamie Grant has been cleared of alleged ethics violations regarding his involvement in a project to bring high-tech jobs to a poor, rural Florida county.

The Florida Medical Association funneled $300,000 this month into a political committee that has run attack ads on behalf of doctor-candidate Julio Gonzalez in bitter HD 74 race.

Whoever wins the Republican primary in House District 79 would have had to face Larry Aguilar in the November general election, but the Florida Division of Elections kept Aguilar's name off the ballot. Elections officials say his qualifying paper work didn't reach staffers before the June 20 deadline.

Rep. Reggie Fullwood is suing the state over his disqualification from running in the 2014 general election. Because no one had filed to run against him at the time, special elections will be held to fill the seat.

The Florida Sheriffs Association presented Senator Jack Latvala with the "Legislator of the Year" award.

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