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Sink Concedes Fla. Governor's Race

Rick Scott will take over from Charlie Crist

(Newser) - Alex Sink is taking her text messages and going home, conceding the Florida governor's race to Republican multimillionaire Rick Scott after his campaign called a win on her part a "mathematical impossibility." Scott, who ran on an anti-establishment platform with Tea Party blessings, had held what the AP... More »

7 Governor's Races to Watch

Republicans poised for huge redistricting advantage

(Newser) - Governor’s seats are up for grabs in 37 states today, and Republicans look poised to win loads of them—which could have a profound impact when it comes time to redraw district lines . This Huffington Post tally shows 29 seats held by or leaning toward Republicans, to 16 for... More »

Under Fire for Text, Fla. Gov Candidate Fires Staffer

Candidate caught breaking rules by viewing phone message

(Newser) - Facing a ruckus after her campaign sneaked her a message during a debate Monday night, Florida's Democratic nominee for governor has fired a staffer for the rules violation. GOP candidate Rick Scott spotted Alex Sink being shown a message on a cell phone during a commercial break and informed moderators,... More »

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