Today’s Top Florida Politics and News –

Florida’s governor, eyeing Senate run, offers hope to an unsteady GOP

Herald-Tribune: Gov. Rick Scott poised for ‘heavyweight bout’ against U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson

WaPo: With Florida Senate seat at stake, tensions between Scott and Rubio strain GOP relations

Sun Sentinel: Gun control, school safety is focus of Wasserman Schultz town hall

NSF: Florida GOP says it can fend off ‘blue wave’

AP: Florida governor still locked in legal battle over finances

Ledger: Putnam gears up for tough primary

Sentinel: Private high schools will get free dual enrollment classes, and state colleges worry about the costs