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Bousquet column: GOP lawmakers losing patience with one of Gov. Rick Scott’s … – Tampabay.com

Bousquet column: GOP lawmakers losing patience with one of Gov. Rick Scott’s
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In this case, the agency on the firing line was one of Scott’s personal favorites, the Department of Economic Opportunity, which attracts jobs to the state and soon will ask lawmakers for a boatload of tax money to offer incentives to companies seeking

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In inauguration speech, Rick Scott puts NY, California on notice – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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In inauguration speech, Rick Scott puts NY, California on notice
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Gov. Rick Scott took the oath of office for a second term at 12:09 p.m. Tuesday. The ceremony put an exclamation mark on Scott’s evolution from a Tea Party outsider who captured the governor’s mansion four years ago to a pillar of the GOP establishment

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Handful of political challenges face Rick Scott in second term – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Handful of political challenges face Rick Scott in second term
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This week, interestingly enough, Scott will become the second GOP governor in Florida history to be re-elected, says Gary Fineout in The Fine Print blog. In Scott’s second inauguration speech Tuesday, many expect a distinctive lack of surprise

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Rick Scott ally blasts Miami GOP lawmakers for ‘malicious lobbying’ in bid dispute – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott ally blasts Miami GOP lawmakers for ‘malicious lobbying’ in bid dispute
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A top Broward Republican insider, William R. Scherer, is accusing three Miami-Dade GOP lawmakers of improper lobbying in the matter. One of the lawmakers said the comments from Scherer, a major backer of Gov. Rick Scott, are “ludicrous.” The case …

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With GOP legislative gains, second Scott term promises few surprises – Palm Beach Post


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With GOP legislative gains, second Scott term promises few surprises
Palm Beach Post
Fresh from a campaign trail filled with pricey promises, Gov. Rick Scott — like all Floridians — gets to size up the new-look Legislature this week when lawmakers return to the Capitol for a mostly ceremonial, one-day session. Incoming House Speaker
Letters to the editor: Monday, Nov. 17Florida Today
New leaders look for ‘super’ session with majorityDaytona Beach News-Journal
Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics – November 17SaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Rick Scott wants Leslie Dougher re-elected Fla GOP chair – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Rick Scott wants Leslie Dougher re-elected Fla GOP chair
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Today I am proud to endorse Leslie Dougher for re-election as Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. I am grateful to Leslie for her hard work, and that of the entire RPOF team, which helped propel our Republican candidates to victory earlier
Gov. Scott weighs in, endorses Dougher’s re-election for Republican Party of Palm Beach Post (blog)
Email Insights: Rick Scott tells RPOF “dance with the one who brought you”SaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated Legislature – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win empowers GOP -dominated Legislature
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The biggest winner in Tuesday’s election in Florida was the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature. It coasted to victory with little effort, broke fundraising records and came away with enough political power to control the agenda — even that of
Gov. Rick Scott’s weak win leaves power with Republican LegislatureTampabay.com
Medical Marijuana Got More Florida Votes Than Rick ScottFOX News Radio
Rick Scott Is Governor Again Because Broward County Didn’t Show Up to the PollsNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Miami New Times (blog)
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Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott wins re-election – Wink News


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Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott wins re-election
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BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott has won re-election, turning back former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist – who was trying to return to office as a Democrat. The Associated Press declared Scott the winner Tuesday night with …

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Charlie Crist calls Rick Scott to concede Florida race – CNN


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Charlie Crist calls Rick Scott to concede Florida race
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(CNN) — Former Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat, conceded Florida’s close gubernatorial race against GOP Gov. Rick Scott. “I called Governor Scott and I congratulated him,” Crist said Tuesday night at his election
How Rick Scott won re-election as Florida governorTampabay.com
Florida Governor Rick Scott Spends $100 Million, WinsMother Jones
Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott Wins Re-election Over CristU.S. News & World Report
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Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott wins re-election – ActionNewsJax.com

Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott wins re-election
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The 61-year-old Scott overcame a late deficit in some polls to post the win. His campaign emphasized the drop in the state’s unemployment rate and criticized Crist as a political opportunist and supporter of President Barack Obama. In the final days

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Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott Wins Re-election Over Crist – U.S. News & World Report


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Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott Wins Re-election Over Crist
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BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, seen as one of the most vulnerable incumbents in the nation, won re-election Tuesday after turning back former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist who was trying to return to office as a Democrat.
Politics|Rick Scott Fends Off Charlie Crist in Testy Florida Governor’s RaceNew York Times
Why Rick Scott WonWall Street Journal
How Rick Scott won re-election as Florida governorTampabay.com
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Team Rick Scott: Time running out and Dems still barely cutting GOP vote lead – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Team Rick Scott: Time running out and Dems still barely cutting GOP vote lead
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Her is the latest early vote spin memo from the Rick Scott campaign. Check this space later the the Crist side’s take and more: From: Tim Saler Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 at 9:20 AM Subject: Heading into the final weekend. Team—. I’ll keep this
Republicans retain control of LegislatureSarasota Herald-Tribune
FiveThirtyEight’s Gubernatorial Forecasts: A Lot Of Really Close RacesFiveThirtyEight
Election countdown: The final weekendUSA TODAY
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Jon Stewart Mocks ‘Hairless Serpentine’ Florida GOP Governor Rick Scott In … – NewsBusters (blog)


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Jon Stewart Mocks ‘Hairless Serpentine’ Florida GOP Governor Rick Scott In
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On the October 16 episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart spent the first nine minutes of his half hour long Comedy Central time slot praising Governor Rick Scott for being the “pony” in the “horse s***” world” his very own President created. He called

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Florida GOP sinks $6.3 million into ad buys this week for Rick Scott – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Florida GOP sinks $6.3 million into ad buys this week for Rick Scott
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For those who think the floodgates of Florida political ads have opened wide: you ain’t seen nothing yet. A wave of television ads are coming next week, thanks to a huge ad buy from the Republican Party of Florida in support of Gov. Rick Scott’s re
Florida Governor’s Race: Familiar Faces, Big Money, Brutal AdsSDPB Radio

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