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Ousted FDLE chief raises new allegations about meddling by Gov. Rick Scott … – Tampabay.com


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Ousted FDLE chief raises new allegations about meddling by Gov. Rick Scott
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TALLAHASSEE — Ousted Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner Gerald Bailey claims he resisted repeated efforts by Gov. Rick Scott and his top advisers to falsely name someone a target in a criminal case, hire political allies for state jobs …
Marc Caputo: In FDLE scandal and GOP vote, Gov. Rick Scott loses allies MiamiHerald.com
Crystal ball: Prognostications on the unfolding FDLE scandal engulfing the SaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Marc Caputo: In FDLE scandal and GOP vote, Gov. Rick Scott loses allies … – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: In FDLE scandal and GOP vote, Gov. Rick Scott loses allies
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Gov. Rick Scott has started losing allies and credibility midway through the first month of his second term. It all erupted in one politically disastrous week in which Scott: 1. Was publicly accused of being a liar by the former chief of the Florida
Ousted FDLE chief raises new allegations about meddling by Gov. Rick Scott Tampabay.com
Former FDLE Commissioner Jim York raises serious questions about the Rick SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott under fire for ‘shabby’ personnel decisionsBradenton Herald
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Marc Caputo: With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Marc Caputo: With $50 million in TV ad spending, Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race
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Another week. 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. During the week that ended

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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)
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Marc Caputo: Rick Scott won’t go off-message to go on-message – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: Rick Scott won’t go off-message to go on-message
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Rick Scott has spent as much as $3.5 million on TV ads excoriating Charlie Crist over a former donor convicted in a Ponzi scheme. But Scott doesn’t want to talk about it. “I’m not a pundit,” Scott said last week when asked about his Scott Rothstein
Scott RothsteinThe Ledger
Dockery: Not always on the same page as CristTallahassee Democrat (blog)

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Marc Caputo: Lawyer haunts Rick Scott for four years – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: Lawyer haunts Rick Scott for four years
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Rick Scott stepped to the podium to start a Tallahassee press conference when a man approached him with a handshake. “Mr. Scott,” the man said. “I have a subpoena here for you.” Scott’s brief smile fell from his face as he grabbed the subpoena. Scott
Trial lawyer Steven Andrews dogs Gov. Rick ScottTampabay.com

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Marc Caputo: Numbers favor Rick Scott, despite troubles – MiamiHerald.com

Marc Caputo: Numbers favor Rick Scott, despite troubles
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Rick Scott, called out by TV stations across Florida and the nation for serial non-answers and question-dodging, had one of the toughest stretches ever. But don’t let the coverage fool you. Crist has serious trouble on his hands. He knows it. Crist’s

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Gov. Scott peppered with tough questions again in Tampa – WTSP 10 News


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Gov. Scott peppered with tough questions again in Tampa
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“This is all Charlie Crist mudslinging; he doesn’t have anything to run on,” Scott said of the questions over the campaign incident. “We’re doing the right thing and we’re proud people want to come to our campaign events.” The Hillsborough County
Marc Caputo: ‘Moron’ move: Rick Scott campaign’s LeBron James-size gaffeMiamiHerald.com
Questions Rick Scott gets asked: Why don’t you answer questions?Tampabay.com (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott makes campaign stopWKMG Orlando
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Marc Caputo: ‘Moron’ move: Rick Scott campaign’s LeBron James-size gaffe – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: ‘Moron’ move: Rick Scott campaign’s LeBron James-size gaffe
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Rick Scott’s campaign is on its way to fouling out. On Friday, when Miami Heat fans mourned James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, someone from Scott World had a brilliant idea: Compare the basketball champion to . . . Charlie Crist
Anderson Cooper Wants To Know ‘What The Hell’ Rick Scott Is Talking AboutHuffington Post
Gov. Scott peppered with tough questions again in TampaWTSP 10 News
Questions Rick Scott gets asked: Why don’t you answer questions?Tampabay.com (blog)
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Marc Caputo: Florida council’s Charlie Crist snub becomes grim tale for Gov … – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: Florida council’s Charlie Crist snub becomes grim tale for Gov
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The Florida governor’s race resembled a fable-like fairy-tale mash-up last week. The roles: Charlie Crist, as Brer Rabbit. Gov. Rick Scott, as the emperor and his new clothes. Steve Halverson, the chair of the Florida Council of 100, as the archetypal
Latest Rick Scott ad seeks to soften his imageSunshine State News
New Ad Seeks To Soften Gov. Scott’s ImageCBS Local
Gov. Scott team’s fumble plays into Crist handsBradenton Herald
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New Rick Scott ad says Crist ‘ran away’ from job – Tampabay.com (blog)

New Rick Scott ad says Crist ‘ran away’ from job
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Rick Scott is out with his sixth TV ad, this one calling Charlie Crist “slick” and saying he “ran away” from the job he now wants back. It continues Scott’s assault, but to what effect? As Marc Caputo notes today, the $6.5 million and counting hasn’t

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Marc Caputo: Mexican-accent controversy nags Gov. Rick Scott campaign – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: Mexican-accent controversy nags Gov. Rick Scott campaign
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On Friday, the Miami Herald reported that Gov. Rick Scott’s top campaign-finance co-chairman, Mike Fernandez, raised a concern in an email last month about campaign associates joking around in over-the-top Mexican accents. Insiders whispered about the …

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Marc Caputo: Rick Scott’s ‘awful’ poll numbers make Florida Republicans queasy – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: Rick Scott’s ‘awful’ poll numbers make Florida Republicans queasy
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The state of Gov. Rick Scott’s poll numbers is . . . sorry. On Tuesday, as Scott kicked off the Legislature’s 60-day lawmaking session, he gave the annual state of the state speech, a campaign-like preview filled with job-creation statistics. But many
Rick Scott had a big February fundraising haul after allTampabay.com (blog)
Nan Rich Blasts Rick Scott and Charlie Crist on School ChoiceSunshine State News (blog)
Guest opinion: Highlight of Scott’s address is his own storyThe News-Press

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Steve Bousquet: Rick Scott, Charlie Crist typify strangeness of Florida politics – Tampabay.com


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Steve Bousquet: Rick Scott, Charlie Crist typify strangeness of Florida politics
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Or where the Republican governor, Rick Scott, barely qualified to run for governor in 2010 because he had been in the state only a brief time longer than the seven years required by the Florida Constitution. Then “Rick who?” spent more than $70 million
Marc Caputo: Charlie Crist — promoter-in-chiefMiamiHerald.com

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Rick Scott Now Holds Record For Most State Executions In First Term – FCIR


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Rick Scott Now Holds Record For Most State Executions In First Term
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Rick Scott’s administration, there have been more state executions in his first term than in any other modern day Florida governor’s first term. Marc Caputo with The Miami Herald did the numbers and found that “when Juan Carlos Chavez was put to death

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Marc Caputo: Rick Scott losing expectations game to Crist – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: Rick Scott losing expectations game to Crist
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Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign team thought it had something to brag about last week. Scott is still losing his reelection bid — but by less than some expected. That’s according to the campaign’s own survey, which shows Scott loses to former Gov. Charlie
Mitch Perry Report 12.23.13 – Rick Scott the beneficiary of low expectations?Creative Loafing Tampa

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Marc Caputo: Hollingsworth’s lie about PR degree bad spin for Gov. Rick Scott – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: Hollingsworth’s lie about PR degree bad spin for Gov. Rick Scott
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Adam Hollingsworth sometimes gave an aw-shucks self-deprecating line when he gave advice: “I’m just a guy with a P.R. degree from Alabama.” It was a lie. And it caught up with Hollingsworth, now Gov. Rick Scott’s chief of staff, when The Miami 

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