The nation's premier swing state, younger and more diverse than you think, will be vital in deciding who wins the White House. Along the way, Florida could determine the GOP primary, too.
The tea party has energized Republicans, even if it also complicates life for the GOP after Nov. 2. But the movement is actually part of a larger Election 2010 trend -- one that features the most diverse GOP field in history.
In an election cycle tilted toward Republicans, Alex Sink, the Democratic nominee for governor in Florida, is holding on to a modest edge in the polls.
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announced Thursday that he would run in the race for the open US Senate seat as an independent. That makes it a three-way race, where anything is possible.
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist was a rising star in the Republican Party. Now, he appears to have backed himself into a political corner in his bid to be a US senator.
Obama now leads in states with many older voters.
Clinton's recovery plan counts on the big-state contests on March 4.
The two candidates are running neck and neck before the Republican primary Tuesday.