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Gov. Rick Scott sparks resistance, confusion with call for a ‘continuation’ budget – Miami Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott sparks resistance, confusion with call for a ‘continuation’ budget
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Gov. Rick Scott’s call for a status quo or “continuation” state budget faces growing resistance from leaders of the Florida Legislature, who say they can still resolve an impasse and produce a budget by July 1. Taking direct aim at President Barack
Gov. Rick Scott tells Fox News he’s giving up on tax cuts, pursuing Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott, Florida governor, pleads with Capitol Hill GOP to back him in Washington Times
Gov. Scott draws Republicans in Congress into Medicaid disputeSun Sentinel
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Gov. Rick Scott declines to meet with president on Earth Day – Local 10


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Gov. Rick Scott declines to meet with president on Earth Day
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Rick Scott declined an invitation to meet President Barack Obama on the tarmac Wednesday as he arrived in South Florida. Principal deputy press secretary Eric Schultz said they weren’t taking the rejection personally. “As custom, we invite the
White House Tweaks Rick Scott Ahead Of Earth Day VisitNational Journal
Fact-checking Rick Scott and Marco Rubio on sea-level rise, climate changeMiami Herald (blog)
In Nod To Rick Scott, Obama Says Climate Change ‘Cannot Be Omitted’GovExec.com
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Rick Scott calls on President Obama to ‘live up to commitment’ on Everglades … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott calls on President Obama to ‘live up to commitment’ on Everglades
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President Barack Obama visits the Florida Everglades on Wednesday to mark Earth Day 2015 and raise awareness of the state’s increasing risk from climate change. In response, Gov. Rick Scott issued a statement calling on Obama and the federal …
Scott, Obama dialogue key to Everglades fundingThe News-Press
Obama Trip to Everglades Draws Scott Funding RebukeThe Ledger
Scott wants federal government to pay up for Everglades, Lake Okeechobee workFlorida Times-Union
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Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansion – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott sues feds over health care money, Medicaid expansion
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“It is appalling that President (Barack) Obama would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an effort to force our state further into Obamacare,” Scott said in a statement. The legal maneuver, which comes amid a tense standoff between the
Cut Taxes or Expand Medicaid? Florida Governor Rick Scott Is in Quite a Pickle.The New Republic
Rick Scott has an easy way out of his Medicaid messWashington Post (blog)
Rick Scott Says He Will Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid HardballNational Journal
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Gov. Rick Scott shifts again on Medicaid expansion – PolitiFact


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Gov. Rick Scott shifts again on Medicaid expansion
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Before he ran for governor in 2010, Scott was a persistent critic of President Barack Obama’s federal health care law. In 2009, Scott spent $5 million of his own money to form Conservatives for Patients’ Rights and oppose the law. For much of his first
Rick Scott’s disgraceful Obamacare reversal: Florida gov changes his mind Salon
Rick Scott Walks Back Medicaid-Expansion Support Amid Tense CMS TalksNational Journal
Florida Gov. Rick Scott reverses course, opposes Medicaid expansionWPTV.com
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Gov. Rick Scott takes aim at President Barack Obama in op-ed for Politico – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott takes aim at President Barack Obama in op-ed for Politico
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Rick Scott has an op-ed column in Politico this morning, squarely taking aim at President Barack Obama. Here’s an excerpt (Full column here): President Obama should come back to Florida and make another speech. This one should map out a plan for how …
Obama Cant Be Silent on Health Cares FuturePolitico

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Gov. Rick Scott targets President Obama in op-ed for Politico – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott targets President Obama in op-ed for Politico
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Gov. Rick Scott has an op-ed column in Politico this morning, squarely taking aim at President Barack Obama. Here’s an excerpt (full column here): President Obama should come back to Florida and make another speech. This one should map out a plan for …
In St. Pete, Rick Scott expresses frustration with the feds over LIP program SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill federal Low Income Pool funding for Bradenton Herald
Scott Pushes Feds To Approve Health Program MoneyCBS Local

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Rick Scott: Obama’s budget is so eww – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott: Obama’s budget is so eww
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President Barack Obama released his budget proposal to Congress Monday and, as expected, it’s dead on arrival. The president’s proposal includes nice little things like two years of free community college, expanded child care tax credits, a preschool …
Obama aims to shore up health law as 2nd-year deadline nearsWPEC

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Rick Scott reacts to President Barack Obama’s Cuba announcement (video) – Tampabay.com (blog)

Rick Scott reacts to President Barack Obama’s Cuba announcement (video)
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Rick Scott reacts to President Barack Obama’s Cuba announcement (video). Times staff. Link; View all Articles. Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:12pm. My Edition. I want to see more articles tagged. I’m already following articles tagged. Gov. Scott speaks …

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Rick Scott slams Obama’s net neutrality proposal, says it will cost $18 … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Rick Scott slams Obama’s net neutrality proposal, says it will cost $18
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Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday criticized President Barack Obama’s net neutrality proposal will hurt the economy and could cost consumers more than $18 billion a year. A congressional subcommittee Tuesday delayed a hearing on the Federal Communications …

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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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After 4 years, Floridians still figuring out Rick Scott – Gainesville Sun

After 4 years, Floridians still figuring out Rick Scott
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When he burst onto the scene more than four years ago, Scott was unknown to the majority of Florida voters. Any who did remember him likely had only a vague recollection of a TV pitchman opposed to President Barack Obama’s health care law or, for those …

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Four Years In, Floridians Still Figuring Out Rick Scott – CBS Local


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Four Years In, Floridians Still Figuring Out Rick Scott
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When he burst onto the scene more than four years ago, Scott was unknown to the majority of Florida voters. Any who did remember him likely had only a vague recollection of a TV pitchman opposed to President Barack Obama’s health-care law or, for those …

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Scott using Obama tactic to beat down Crist – Sun Sentinel

Scott using Obama tactic to beat down Crist
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Rick Scott defeats his Democratic challenger, Charlie Crist, one big reason will be the Republican governor’s campaign using a page right from President Barack Obama’s re-election playbook. Flush with campaign money while his opponent had little and

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Adam C. Smith column: 5 things to watch in Charlie Crist vs. Rick Scott – Tampabay.com

Adam C. Smith column: 5 things to watch in Charlie Crist vs. Rick ScottTampabay.comFour years ago, Rick Scott often sounded like he was running against President Barack Obama as much as he was running against Democratic nominee Alex Sink. The former ch…

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Rick Scott affirms support for Medicaid expansion, sticks to pro-business … – Tampabay.com (blog)

Rick Scott affirms support for Medicaid expansion, sticks to pro-business
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Rick Scott swept into the Governor’s Mansion fueled by his scorn for President Barack Obama’s health reform law. So, when Scott announced last year that he supported expanding Medicaid — a centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act — the nation was …

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Gov. Rick Scott affirms support for Medicaid expansion but sticks to pro … – MiamiHerald.com

Gov. Rick Scott affirms support for Medicaid expansion but sticks to pro
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TALLAHASSEE — Rick Scott swept into the governor’s mansion fueled by his scorn for President Barack Obama’s health reform law. So, when Scott announced last year that he supported expanding Medicaid — a centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act — the …

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