Sep
22

Congresswoman Kathy Castor: Rick Scott’s big squeeze is not working for … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Congresswoman Kathy Castor: Rick Scott’s big squeeze is not working for
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Gov. Rick Scott is running for reelection on his economic record. He tells Floridians his brand of capitalism is working. His “It’s Your Money” and “It’s Working” tours of the state touted policies of tax cuts, fewer regulations and reducing business

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Sep
22

Charlie Crist blames Rick Scott for teacher layoffs and class size increases – PolitiFact


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Charlie Crist blames Rick Scott for teacher layoffs and class size increases
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And when Rick Scott cut education by over a billion dollars, thousands of them lost their jobs, class sizes went up, our kids paid the price.” A visual shows a 2014 Miami Herald article that cited a $1.3 billion cut to public schools. “Why did he do it
With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race is one big Tampabay.com
A Florida Race Strains Wallets and LoyaltiesNew York Times
Marc Caputo: With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race MiamiHerald.com (blog)
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Sep
22

With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race is one big … – Tampabay.com


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With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race is one big
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Rick Scott. During the week that ended Friday, Scott dropped an additional $8 million for current and future ad buys. That’s about a 23 percent increase for the Republican, dwarfing Democrat Charlie Crist’s ad-buy increase of 17 percent, or almost $2.5
A Florida Race Strains Wallets and LoyaltiesNew York Times
Marc Caputo: With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race MiamiHerald.com (blog)
A Scott Rothstein victim says that he was “swindled” by Charlie Crist.PolitiFact
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Sep
22

Rick Scott Highlights HIV/AIDS Research Funded in Budget – Sunshine State News (blog)

CBS LocalRick Scott Highlights HIV/AIDS Research Funded in BudgetSunshine State News (blog)Gov. Rick Scott held an event on Monday in which he presented the University of Miami a $1 million check to highlight his commitment to include funding to resear…

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Sep
22

See how much Rick Scott’s campaign has raised so far – Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)

See how much Rick Scott’s campaign has raised so far
Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
Rick Scott‘s campaign collected $250,352 in contributions from Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, bringing his overall total to $7.95 million, according to an updated finance report posted online Friday. The campaign also spent $235,186 during the period on

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Sep
22

Polling 101: What impact are third party candidates having on Rick Scott vs … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Polling 101: What impact are third party candidates having on Rick Scott vs
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Half of those who moved to the newly added candidates (3 points) came from the “unsure/undecided” category, while the remaining came almost exclusively from Rick Scott voters. Crist’s supporters simply did not change (ok, he actually lost one voter
Libertarian an alternative in governor’s raceOcala

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Sep
22

See how much Rick Scott’s campsign has raised so far – Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)

See how much Rick Scott’s campsign has raised so far
Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
Rick Scott‘s campaign collected $250,352 in contributions from Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, bringing his overall total to $7.95 million, according to an updated finance report posted online Friday. The campaign also spent $235,186 during the period on

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Sep
22

Troubling decline of black judges in Florida courts – Sun Sentinel

Troubling decline of black judges in Florida courts
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That the court doesn’t look more like the people over which it presides is a failure of Florida’s leaders, starting with Florida Gov. Rick Scott. To date, Gov. Scott has appointed fewer black judges than any of his recent predecessors. Of the governor

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Sep
22

Rick Scott, GOP must confront climate change – The Independent Florida Alligator

Rick Scott, GOP must confront climate change
The Independent Florida Alligator
The new popular talking point among Republicans is some variation of “I’m not a scientist, therefore, I can’t say whether climate change is real or not.” Scott has gotten in on the act, too. In May, when asked for his thoughts on climate change, Scott

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Sep
22

A Florida Race Strains Wallets and Loyalties – New York Times


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A Florida Race Strains Wallets and Loyalties
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In one of the nation’s closest, costliest and most-watched governor’s races, the Florida contest between Mr. Crist and the Republican incumbent, Rick Scott, requires voters to step through the looking glass. Allegiances have been scrambled, diluted or …
Marc Caputo: With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race MiamiHerald.com (blog)
A Scott Rothstein victim says that he was “swindled” by Charlie Crist.PolitiFact
Editorial: Don’t believe Rick Scott attack on Charlie CristTampabay.com
SaintPetersBlog (blog) -Bradenton Herald -Ocala
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Sep
22

Did Gov. Rick Scott close 30 women’s healthcare centers? – MiamiHerald.com

Did Gov. Rick Scott close 30 women’s healthcare centers?
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The statement: Recently Rick Scott “closed 30 women’s health care centers across the state.” — Lois Frankel on Sept. 12 in a fundraising email. The ruling: The statement that Scott closed 30 health centers is completely wrong. We rate this claim

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Sep
21

Hitting $50m mark, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist ad war is a major marketing campaign – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Hitting $50m mark, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist ad war is a major marketing campaign
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Florida’s governor’s race is now a $50 million-plus commercial spectacle, with more than 71 percent of that spending from Gov. Rick Scott. During the week that ended Friday, Scott dropped an additional $8 million for current and future ads. That’s

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Sep
21

Marc Caputo: With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race … – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race
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Another $10.4 million thrown in the fire we call television advertising. Florida’s governor’s race is now a $50 million-plus commercial spectacle, with more than 71 percent of that spending from Gov. Rick Scott. Scott dropped an additional $8 million
A Florida Race Strains Wallets and LoyaltiesNew York Times
Editorial: Don’t believe Rick Scott attack on Charlie CristTampabay.com
Charlie Crist releases “4000 lies,” counters Rick Scott’s swindle claimsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Bradenton Herald -Ocala -Insurance News Net
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Sep
21

Declining median incomes becomes anti-Rick Scott talking point for Fla. Dems – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Declining median incomes becomes anti-Rick Scott talking point for Fla. Dems
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They point to the fact that some one-million Floridians don’t have access to affordable healthcare because the Republican controlled legislature under Rick Scott refused to accept $51 billion in federal funding to expand Medicaid. The list goes on.

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Sep
19

Editorial: Don’t believe Rick Scott attack on Charlie Crist – Tampabay.com


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Editorial: Don’t believe Rick Scott attack on Charlie Crist
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Rick Scott’s campaign features a man complaining he was “swindled” by convicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein and former Gov. Charlie Crist. Yet a detailed Miami Herald report identifies the man in the ad and finds no evidence to support that …
Charlie Crist releases “4000 lies” ad against Rick Scott over Ponzi-scheme spotMiamiHerald.com (blog)
PolitiFact | Did Rick Scott close 30 women’s health care centers?Bradenton Herald
Charlie Crist releases “4000 lies,” counters Rick Scott’s swindle claimsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
The Ledger -The News-Press -WFSU
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Sep
19

Complaint against Gov. Rick Scott over on-duty police at Tampa event gets … – Tampabay.com

Complaint against Gov. Rick Scott over on-duty police at Tampa event gets
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A colonel in the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office, Jim Previtera, said in July that he and other officers believed they were joining the governor at an official news conference on the success of crime-reduction strategies, not a political event promoting
Election forecast: marijuana, Scott slight favoritesThe News-Press

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Sep
19

Rick Scott’s “swindle” ad is a “swindle” by Rick Scott’s definition – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott’s “swindle” ad is a “swindle” by Rick Scott’s definition
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
In one of Gov. Rick Scott’s most widely run attack ads, a victim of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein links Charlie Crist to the “swindle.” Now Scott is backing away from the allegation of criminal mischief by suggesting that Crist’s “swindle” was due to
Former lawmaker Mike Fasano calls out Rick Scott adBay News 9
Mystery man in Rick Scott attack ad unveiled, misleads about Charlie Crist and Tampabay.com
Did Rick Scott close 30 women’s health care centers’?PolitiFact
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