Jul
24

Quinnipiac: Rick Scott Trails Charlie Crist for Fla. Governor – Newsmax.com

Quinnipiac: Rick Scott Trails Charlie Crist for Fla. Governor
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Crist pulled ahead after a week in which Florida TV stations aired footage of Scott dodging reporters’ questions coupled with the Crist campaign flooding airwaves with negative ads, The Miami Herald reported. Crist got an extra bump by the announcement

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Jul
24

Poll: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie helps Gov. Rick Scott catch Charlie Crist – MiamiHerald.com


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Poll: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie helps Gov. Rick Scott catch Charlie Crist
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Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are essentially tied 37-39 percent in Florida’s hotly contested governor’s race, partly because a little-known Libertarian candidate is sapping support from the Democratic challenger, a new poll indicates. Libertarian
Fla. voters not pleased with Gov. Rick Scott, Charlie CristLocal 10
Poll shows voters aren’t happy with Crist or ScottWTSP 10 News
Rick Scott pollster shows he’s up, Crist and Obama downTampabay.com (blog)
Naples Daily News
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Jul
23

Senate Dem leader to Rick Scott: Examine all tax-incentive deals, not just … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Senate Dem leader to Rick Scott: Examine all tax-incentive deals, not just
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Almost as soon as Gov. Rick Scott’s administration announced it would sue a firm to recoup $20 million in a Charlie Crist-era deal, the leader of the Senate Democrats, Fort Lauderdale’s Chris Smith, said Florida should broaden its focus. Here’s Smith’s
Rick Scott hires prominent Fort Lauderdale lawyer for case with political Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Rick Scott agency sues Digital Domain in $20 million deal linked to Charlie CristSunshine State News
Florida Five: Hillary Clinton responds to Rubio jab, Gay marriage battle BizPac Review
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Jul
23

RPOF’s new ad trifecta: Spanish-speaking women teachers praise Rick Scott … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

RPOF’s new ad trifecta: Spanish-speaking women teachers praise Rick Scott
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
The Republican Party of Florida’s newest ad is straight out of public-opinion polling heaven, featuring Spanish-speaking female teachers who laud Gov. Rick Scott’s education record and the teacher raises he secured. “Florida students are better off due

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Jul
23

Poll: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie helps Gov. Rick Scott catch Charlie Crist – Bradenton Herald


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Poll: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie helps Gov. Rick Scott catch Charlie Crist
Bradenton Herald
Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are essentially tied 37-39 percent in Florida’s hotly contested governor’s race, partly because a little-known Libertarian candidate is sapping support from the Democratic challenger, a new poll indicates. Libertarian

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Jul
23

Rick Scott, Answer The Friggin’ Question, Please. – Ring of Fire


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Rick Scott, Answer The Friggin’ Question, Please.
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Rick Scott is a political figure notorious for his association with scandals and disastrous right-wing politicking. However, the governor is growing a reputation now for his inability to answer questions and instead engage in masters-level political

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Jul
23

Governor Rick Scott Shows What a Real Scandal Looks Like – TIME


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Governor Rick Scott Shows What a Real Scandal Looks Like
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Rick Scott, Will Weayherford Gov. Rick Scott, left, and house speaker Will Weatherford speak at a news conference after session on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. Steve Cannon—AP …
Gov. Rick Scott in Fort Myers: Eliminate manufacturing taxNaples Daily News
Gov. Rick Scott Says Feds Aren’t Providing Information About Influx of Child WGCU News
Dem video: Even under oath Rick Scott dodges questionsTampabay.com (blog)
WZVN-TV -The News-Press -Palm Beach Post
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Jul
23

Gov. Rick Scott’s Fundraising Event With CEO Of Private Prison Company Gets … – FCIR


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Gov. Rick Scott’s Fundraising Event With CEO Of Private Prison Company Gets
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Florida Governor Rick Scott really knows how to pick a fundraiser. Last month, he was scheduled to attend a $10,000-a-plate event at the home of a real estate developer who’d done prison time on tax charges. Hours after Mother Jones disclosed the event

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Jul
23

New poll shows Florida voters not happy with Rick Scott or Charlie Crist – WKMG Orlando


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New poll shows Florida voters not happy with Rick Scott or Charlie Crist
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A new poll shows that Florida voters aren’t pleased with either Republican Gov. Rick Scott or former Gov. Charlie Crist, who is trying to win his job back. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows that former Republican-turned-Democrat

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Jul
23

Gov. Rick Scott to visit Fort Myers as part of tour – ABC-7.com WZVN News for … – WZVN-TV


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Gov. Rick Scott to visit Fort Myers as part of tour – ABC-7.com WZVN News for
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Governor Rick Scott will be in Fort Myers Wednesday morning as part of his two-week statewide “Jobs for the Next Generation” tour. The governor will propose offering Florida’s best STEM teachers paid summer residencies at private-sector companies.
Gov Scott: Eliminate manufacturing taxNaples Daily News
1 dead, 2 injured by SW Fla. lightning strikeWPEC

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Jul
23

Charlie Crist, Rick Scott Locked Tight in New Q-Poll as Adrian Wyllie Factors In – Sunshine State News

Charlie Crist, Rick Scott Locked Tight in New Q-Poll as Adrian Wyllie Factors In
Sunshine State News
In both cases, Crist’s list has dwindled from a Quinnipiac poll taken at the end of April which found him beating Scott 48 percent to 38 percent. However, a majority of those surveyed in the new poll — 51 percent — say Scott does not deserve another

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Jul
23

Fla. voters not pleased with Gov. Rick Scott, Charlie Crist – Local 10


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Fla. voters not pleased with Gov. Rick Scott, Charlie Crist
Local 10
A new poll shows that Florida voters aren’t pleased with either Republican Gov. Rick Scott or former Gov. Charlie Crist, who is trying to win his job back. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows that former Republican-turned-Democrat
Q Poll: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie helps Gov. Scott catch CristMiamiHerald.com
Poll shows voters aren’t happy with Crist or ScottWTSP 10 News
Rick Scott pollster shows he’s up, Crist and Obama downTampabay.com (blog)
Naples Daily News
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Jul
23

Gov. Rick Scott jobs tour pushes permanent sales tax cuts – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott jobs tour pushes permanent sales tax cuts
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Gov. Rick Scott wants to remove the sales tax on manufacturing machinery purchases permanently, a temporary tax cut the governor also urged last year. During his recent campaign outing across the state, referred to as the “Jobs for the Next Generation
Scott Adds Machinery Sales Tax Cut To PlatformCBS Local

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Jul
23

SurveyUSA/WFLA poll: Charlie Crist pulls ahead of Rick Scott 46-40% – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

SurveyUSA/WFLA poll: Charlie Crist pulls ahead of Rick Scott 46-40%
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Democrat Charlie Crist has jumped ahead of Gov. Rick Scott, leading the Republican 46-40 percent among likely voters in the SurveyUSA latests governor’s race tracking poll conducted for WFLA. Crist’s 6 percentage point lead is the largest he has had in

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Jul
23

Rick Scott agency sues Digital Domain in $20 million deal linked to Charlie Crist – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott agency sues Digital Domain in $20 million deal linked to Charlie Crist
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit seeking to recoup millions of taxpayer dollars provided to the failed Digital Domain film visual effects company. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the Department of Economic Opportunity
State sues Digital Domain to try to recoup $20 million in incentivesTbo.com
Florida files suit to recoup Digital Domain cashPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Jul
22

With dramatic swing, Charlie Crist now leads Rick Scott 46%-40% in Survey … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)With dramatic swing, Charlie Crist now leads Rick Scott 46%-40% in Survey …SaintPetersBlog (blog)In the most recent WFLA-TV/SurveyUSA tracking poll, the former governor is now leading incumbent Republican Rick Scott by six point…

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Jul
22

Protesters converge on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser with private … – Raw Story


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Protesters converge on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fundraiser with private
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Members of several civil rights groups held a last-minute demonstration against Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) outside the $10,000-a-plate fundraiser that was mocked by comedian John Oliver earlier this week, New Times Broward Palm Beach reported. Scott’s …
Rick Scott Met by Protesters at GEO Group Fundraiser (Video)New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Republican fundraiser for Gov. Rick Scott sparks protests from immigration groupsLocal 10
John Oliver Tears Into Rick Scott for Private Prison StanceMiami New Times (blog)
ThinkProgress -MiamiHerald.com (blog)
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