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  • Court revives billionaire Greene's libel suit

    A Florida appeals court has revived a libel lawsuit filed against two newspapers by billionaire and former U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Greene.

  • Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott (center) gestures as he speaks with supporters on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. At left is Mr. Scott's wife, Ann. Florida's GOP voters chose the wealthy Mr. Scott, a political newcomer, over career public servant Bill McCollum as their candidate for governor. (AP Photo)

    Scott upsets McCollum in Florida

    Billionaire Rick Scott rocked Florida's political establishment, overcoming state Attorney General Bill McCollum in the Republican primary for governor, as another GOP insider was ousted by an insurgent challenger for a spot on the November ballot.

  • PRIMARY CONCERN: Rep. Kendrick B. Meek greets diners Monday at the West Tampa Sandwich Shop in his last-ditch effort to fend off another businessman and political newcomer, Jeff Greene, in Florida's Democratic Senate primary Tuesday. Alaska, Arizona and Vermont also hold primaries Tuesday. (Associated Press)

    3 primaries pose key test for 'tea party'

    Tuesday marks the final major test of "tea party" power in the primaries, as challengers try to capitalize on anti-incumbent sentiment in Alaska, Arizona and Florida, and incumbents hope to avoid becoming the latest victims in what's been a rough year for officeholders.

  • McCollum

    Despite millions spent, Florida voters still on fence

    Money isn't buying much love on the campaign trail these days in Florida.

  • Hopefuls fund own war chests

    In the midst of one of the worst recessions in decades, a host of former corporate leaders are spending millions in their quest for elective office, using their personal wealth to go around the political machinery and explain away their own lack of experience.

  • Greene

    Greene not meek about Senate bid

    Boxer Mike Tyson was the best man at his wedding. Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss lived in his guest house. And the television ads for Jeff Greene's out-of-nowhere bid for Florida's Senate seat are financed by a fortune made from betting on the fall of the housing market.

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  • Mr. Greene, 55, says he'll spend whatever it takes to win.

    Greene not meek about Senate bid →

  • Mr. Greene, the Florida Senate candidate, has been hammered by rivals who say he profited from others' misery by investing in speculative housing ventures that catapulted him to billionaire status when the housing bubble burst.

    Hopefuls fund own war chests →

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