From the playground to the stage, Chris Cope knew he could always rely on his obesity to win laughs. Weighing more than 300 pounds, fat jokes, at his own expense, were an easy way to win over a crowd.
As of 12:45 a.m. today, the race for governor was still officially undecided. Sources from the Sink campaign said they believed the final tally would be within 20,000 votes, triggering a recount. Problems were reported with counting the ballots in Hillsborough.
Alex Sink, the Democratic nominee for governor, visited Gainesville Monday night for a fundraiser, where she spoke about supporting new industries and criticized her opponent.
About 300 people rallied at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza on Thursday to support the Tea Party and protest the federal government.