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Gov. Rick Scott says lifting Cuban embargo could hurt Florida agriculture – Local 10


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Gov. Rick Scott says lifting Cuban embargo could hurt Florida agriculture
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Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that lifting the longstanding Cuban embargo could negatively impact Florida. “Agriculture is a vital part of our economy in Florida, and lifting the embargo on Cuba could do irreparable harm to it,” Scott said in a statement.
Rick Scott warns President Obama not to lift sanctions on CubaSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott: Cuba Imports Will Hurt Florida AgricultureSunshine State News (blog)

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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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Dems’ leader calls Rick Scott’s healthcare lawsuit “tea party gone wild” – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Dems’ leader calls Rick Scott’s healthcare lawsuit “tea party gone wild”
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Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against federal healthcare agency over hospital funding would be a “frivolous” would represent the “tea party gone wild,” House Democratic Leader Mark Pafford said Thursday. The impending loss of $2 billion in Low Income Pool …
Gov. Scott to Take Legal Action Against President ObamaWCTV
Medicaid Dispute Still Threatens On-Time Legislative AdjournmentWLRN

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In St. Pete, Rick Scott expresses frustration with the feds over LIP program … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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In St. Pete, Rick Scott expresses frustration with the feds over LIP program
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Rick Scott wrote to President Obama, saying that the state would not pick up the costs of the program if the feds decline to renew funding. And in St. Petersburg this morning, he said it was an example of the feds dropping the ball — even though the
Gov. Rick Scott targets President Obama in op-ed for PoliticoMiamiHerald.com (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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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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Obama Cant Be Silent on Health Cares Future – Politico


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Obama Cant Be Silent on Health Cares Future
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Obama Can’t Be Silent on Health Care’s Future. It’s up to him to fix the problem he created. By GOV. RICK SCOTT. March 04, 2015. President Obama came to Florida last week to give a big speech, but he didn’t say a word about how 1.6 million Floridians

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Rick Scott dares President Obama to come to Florida and support Charlie Crist – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott dares President Obama to come to Florida and support Charlie Crist
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Nonetheless, Gov. Rick Scott issued a challenge this morning to the last piece of the Democratic puzzle — Barack Obama. This morning, the Republican dared the president come to Florida, so he can experience for himself the results of his economic

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Charlie Crist defends President Obama, blasts Rick Scott – Naples Daily News


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Charlie Crist defends President Obama, blasts Rick Scott
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Rick Scott. He urged members of his new party to fully support Obama during the upcoming elections. Crist acknowledged Florida’s economy had improved under Scott’s watch but said “it could be doing a lot better.” He said Florida had been hurt by the
Rick Scott touts ‘record funding’ for environmental protection in State of the MiamiHerald.com
Fact-checks of Gov. Rick Scott cross the 100 markPolitiFact
Crist: O-Care has been ‘great’ for FloridaThe Hill (blog)
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President Obama, stand with the people of Venezuela – Sun-Sentinel

National PostPresident Obama, stand with the people of VenezuelaSun-SentinelIn the last few weeks, the stories and images coming out of Venezuela have been infuriating, heartbreaking, and devastating. President Nicolas Maduro has unleashed the power of…

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott to President Obama: Visit Venezuelans in Miami – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to President Obama: Visit Venezuelans in MiamiMiamiHerald.com (blog)Florida Gov. Rick Scott sent sent President Barack Obama a letter Friday again asking his administration to consider sanctions against the Venezuelan government…

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Rick Scott to Obama: Stop Medicare Advantage cuts – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Rick Scott to Obama: Stop Medicare Advantage cuts
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WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Governor Rick Scott met with President Obama and urged him to use his pen and his phone this year to stop raiding Medicare to pay for Obamacare and undo the devastating National Florida Insurance Program rate hikes on 

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Flood insurance hikes: Gov. Rick Scott, President Obama to discuss flood … – WPTV

WPTVFlood insurance hikes: Gov. Rick Scott, President Obama to discuss flood …WPTVWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Gov. Rick Scott is planning to ask President Barack Obama to block major flood insurance rate hikes. Scott is expected to make the personal plea…

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Rick Scott seeks Obama action on flood insurance, ignores Congress – Tampabay.com (blog)

Rick Scott seeks Obama action on flood insurance, ignores CongressTampabay.com (blog)Rick Scott today sent a letter to President Obama seeking a meeting to discuss flood insurance rates and calling on him to prevent increases on Florida homeowners. Sco…

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The Grand Old Party of Racism

Once upon a time, there was the party of Lincoln. It was devoted to the idea emancipation and 40 acres and a mule. Over the last 150 years, how times have changed. Today, in order to secure their electoral base, the Republican party has lowered itself to the lowest common denominator of its rabid base. It has become the Grand […]

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