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Prominent St. Petersburg pastor switches to GOP, does not endorse Rick Scott – Tampabay.com


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Prominent St. Petersburg pastor switches to GOP, does not endorse Rick Scott
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ST. PETERSBURG — Prominent St. Petersburg Pastor Manuel Sykes changed his party registration to Republican on Monday, but stopped short of endorsing Gov. Rick Scott for re-election, as GOP officials had hoped.
African-American leader swaps political partiesWTSP 10 News

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Rick Scott, Florida GOP return contributions from alleged fraudster Nik Patel – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott, Florida GOP return contributions from alleged fraudster Nik Patel
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Florida Democrats are calling for Republican Gov. Rick Scott to return $100K in donations received from Orlando businessman Nikesh Patel, who was arrested Wednesday by the FBI on fraud charges. Scott’s campaign took in $2,800, while the Republican …

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College GOP: ‘Say yes’ to Scott’s dress – CNN

College GOP: ‘Say yes’ to Scott’s dress
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Washington (CNN) — Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a … wedding dress? The College Republican National Committee put together one of the most off-the-wall political ads of the year, featuring wedding dresses (yes, actually dresses) named after

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New pro-Rick Scott video called “most sexist GOP ad of the year” – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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New pro-Rick Scott video called “most sexist GOP ad of the year”
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A new Rick Scott campaign ad is quickly going viral — as one of the most outrageous videos of the 2014 election season. With a budget of nearly $1 million, the College Republican National Committee launched an ad campaign in 16 states. Getting the

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Why College GOP says Rick Scott is like a great wedding dress – USA TODAY


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Why College GOP says Rick Scott is like a great wedding dress
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In a bid to reach younger voters, the College Republican National Committee is taking its cue from TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress reality show. A digital ad campaign that launched Wednesday in Florida aims to get younger voters behind GOP Gov. Rick Scott …

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GOP Puts Out Ridiculously Horrible Rick Scott Dress Ad to Recruit College Grads – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)

GOP Puts Out Ridiculously Horrible Rick Scott Dress Ad to Recruit College Grads
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The girl really likes the Rick Scott dress, though. “I love the Rick Scott!” she declares, much to her vapid friends’ googly-eyed nodding approval. The Rick Scott has new ideas that won’t break your budget, the young woman says. A dress has ideas? Does

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

Rick Scott, GOP must confront climate change
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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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GOP governors boost Rick Scott committee with another $2M – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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GOP governors boost Rick Scott committee with another $2M
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“Let’s Get to Work,” the committee supporting Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election effort, received a $2 million boost early September from the Republican Governors Association, increasing the RGA contributions to $8.5 million in recent months. The state

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Rick Scott Campaign, Florida GOP Paid Big For Private Jet Owned By Scott’s … – Huffington Post

Rick Scott Campaign, Florida GOP Paid Big For Private Jet Owned By Scott’s
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election campaign and the Florida Republican Party have together paid over $227,000 for the use of a private jet owned by Scott’s wife’s business, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The Cessna Citation jet, which Scott also

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Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll rips Gov. Rick Scott, others in new book – Tampabay.com


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Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll rips Gov. Rick Scott, others in new book
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TALLAHASSEE — In a new book about her two years as Florida’s lieutenant governor, Jennifer Carroll paints a grim picture: ignored by Gov. Rick Scott, belittled by his back-biting staff and forced to resign from office for no reason.
Gov. Rick Scott wants review of tests and standardsLocal 10
Rick Scott Campaign, Florida GOP Paid Big For Private Jet Owned By Scott’s Huffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott calls for scrutiny of standardized testsWTSP 10 News
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Jeb Bush campaigns for Florida Gov. Rick Scott, credits GOP incumbent for … – U.S. News & World Report


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Jeb Bush campaigns for Florida Gov. Rick Scott, credits GOP incumbent for
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush is lending his political star power to embattled Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who is locked in a tight race for re-election in the nation’s largest swing-voting state. Speaking at a metals factory in this South Florida
Jeb Bush stumps for Rick Scott in South Florida7Online WSVN-TV
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Charlie Crist to Rick Scott: ‘I’m not a scientist either, but I can use my … – Orlando Sentinel (blog)


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Charlie Crist to Rick Scott: ‘I’m not a scientist either, but I can use my
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Rick Scott has taken a lot of flak for his refusal to give straight answers on … well, almost everything. But some of the harshest came over his (non-) response on climate change. Scott had previously declared climate change a hoax. But after the
Note to Science: The GOP’s Just Not That That Into YouTIME

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Rick Scott haunted by familiar refrain: Release the deposition! – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott haunted by familiar refrain: Release the deposition!
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Shouting into bullhorn and dressed in hospital scrubs, the chant from the Republican who called himself “Dr. Dave” interrupted Rick Scott in 2010 after he cast his ballot in Naples at the end of the GOP primary for governor. The issue of the deposition

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Some in Florida GOP worried over Rick Scott’s missteps – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Some in Florida GOP worried over Rick Scott’s missteps
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Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democratic challenger Charlie Crist as an elitist for wearing a Rolex watch. Democrats pointed out the hypocrisy, and the ensuing media

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Rick Scott adviser had inside track to keep All Aboard Florida rail project … – Tbo.com (blog)

Rick Scott adviser had inside track to keep All Aboard Florida rail project …Tbo.com (blog)When Gov. Rick Scott ran for governor in 2010, the GOP establishment supported former Attorney General Bill McCollum. So when Scott, a former health care execu…

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