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Commission appointees contribute to Rick Scott, his political action committee … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Commission appointees contribute to Rick Scott, his political action committee
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Nearly $80,000 of it went to Gov. Rick Scott or his Let’s Get to Work committee –including $3,000 to Scott in January 2014, plus $75,000 to Let’s Get to Work in 2010, 2012, and 2013 — and another $15,000 to the Republican Party of Florida in May 2014.

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Rick Scott pulled $580k from GOP coffers amid failed party chair’s campaign – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott pulled $580k from GOP coffers amid failed party chair’s campaign
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Gov. Rick Scott has pulled $580,000 out of the Republican Party of Florida, a move spurred by the party’s recent leadership battle. Scott had endorsed Leslie Dougher, who was the party’s incumbent chair. She lost during last Saturday’s RPOF annual
Rick Scott takes back $580K from state GOPSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Hard feelings? ¬°Dale! Rick Scott would rather praise rapper Pitbull than new … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Hard feelings? ¡Dale! Rick Scott would rather praise rapper Pitbull than new
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Rick Scott’s handpicked GOP chair, his Twitter account indicates otherwise. Scott’s Twitter handle, @FLGovScott has been completely silent on yesterday’s state Rep. Blaise Ingoglia’s victory in the Republican Party of Florida chair race against

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Florida GOP bucks Rick Scott, chooses Rep. Blaise Ingoglia for chair – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Florida GOP bucks Rick Scott, chooses Rep. Blaise Ingoglia for chair
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The Republican Party of Florida’s grassroots bucked Gov. Rick Scott on Saturday by choosing to replace his hand-picked chairwoman with a leader of its own choosing, state Rep. Blaise Ingoglia. In the end, many Republicans say, the decision to pass over …
Gov. Rick Scott’s choice to lead Florida Republican Party losesNaples Daily News
Florida Republicans oust Scott’s hand-picked party chairThe News-Press
Florida GOP rejects Scott choice, elects Ingoglia chairmanPalm Beach Post (blog)

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New Opportunities, Challenge For Rick Scott In Second Term – SpaceCoastDaily.com


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New Opportunities, Challenge For Rick Scott In Second Term
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Then, Scott and a Republican Party establishment that had opposed him during a GOP primary were still making their peace. The former health-care executive’s business experienced didn’t seem to have equipped him for the chaos of the legislative process.

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Time set for Gov. Rick Scott’s swearing-in ceremony – Orlando Sentinel

Time set for Gov. Rick Scott’s swearing-in ceremony
Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration program will start at 11:20 a.m. Jan. 6, with Scott getting sworn in at noon, the Republican Party of Florida said Thursday. The ceremony will take place on the east steps of the Old Capitol. Scott, who

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Scott to scale back inaugural events – WTSP 10 News


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Scott to scale back inaugural events
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida Gov. Rick Scott isn’t going to hold an inaugural ball before he’s sworn into a second term in office. There won’t be a parade either. Scott and the Republican Party of Florida announced Wednesday that inauguration
Rick Scott to Hold Scaled-Back Inauguration EventsMiami New Times (blog)
Rick Scott: 2014 On Pace for Tourism Record HighSunshine State News (blog)
2800 area jobs added in OctoberPensacola News Journal
Palm Beach Post (blog) –WCTV
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Gov. Rick Scott names Melissa Sellers his new chief of staff – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott names Melissa Sellers his new chief of staff
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Though not widely known outside Republican Party circles, Sellers soon will hold the most influential appointed job in state government. It will complete a rapid rise to prominence that began when Scott hired her to be his chief spokeswoman a little
Gov. Rick Scott Appoints Melissa Sellers As Chief of StaffSpaceCoastDaily.com
It’s His Party! Rick Scott Starts Shaping Florida GOPSunshine State News
Gov. Scott taps campaign manager as top aideWFTV Orlando

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Gov. Scott weighs in, endorses Dougher’s re-election for Republican Party of … – Palm Beach Post (blog)


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Gov. Scott weighs in, endorses Dougher’s re-election for Republican Party of
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… Beach County State Committeeman Peter Feaman and Sarasota County GOP Chairman Joe Gruters — have been mentioned as potential candidates for the chairman’s job, but are considered unlikely to pursue it now that Scott has weighed in for Dougher.
State Republican chair maps out 2015-16 strategy for Villages GOPVillages-News

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Republican Party gets it “Half True” on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s education … – Tampabay.com (blog)

Republican Party gets it “Half True” on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s education
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“It’s reasonable for the Republicans to cite that $20 billion figure — though it’s worth remembering that they are zeroing in on one year of Scott’s tenure while omitting any discussion of his other three budgets, including in 2011, when he signed off

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Crist says Scott ‘teamed up’ with Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein to falsely … – PolitiFact

Crist says Scott ‘teamed up’ with Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein to falsely
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“Ponzi schemer’s words + Rick Scott’s money = teaming up,” Brendan Gilfillan told PolitiFact Florida in an email. Here’s the backstory on Rothstein’s connection to Crist: Rothstein was a big campaign donor to Crist and the Republican Party back when

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Rick Scott ad juggernaut goes Creole – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott ad juggernaut goes Creole
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Gov. Rick Scott started his Spanish-language media outreach earlier than ever — especially for a Republican — and now he’s doing the same with Creole speakers. Today, the Republican Party of Florida unveiled its first Creole radio ad that, like most
Rick Scott releases first Creole-language radio spotTampabay.com (blog)
Some things never change with Rick Scott, says new FDP adSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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PolitiFact: Are there more preschool education funds available under Rick Scott? – News 13 Orlando

PolitiFact: Are there more preschool education funds available under Rick Scott?
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Recently, the Republican Party of Florida released a Spanish-language commercial in support of the incumbent, Governor Rick Scott [R]. In the ad, the RPOF touts Scott’s education record and the money that he’s allocated to education during the last

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From secret Rick Scott deposition to Charlie Crist’s tie to Ponzi schemer … – MiamiHerald.com

From secret Rick Scott deposition to Charlie Crist’s tie to Ponzi schemer
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The Florida Democratic Party on Thursday announced a digital media effort to highlight a sealed deposition that damaged Rick Scott on the campaign trail four years ago. At the same time, the Republican Party of Florida took to Twitter and mockingly

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Rick Scott increased preschool funding, Republican Party says – PolitiFact

Rick Scott increased preschool funding, Republican Party says
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“With Rick Scott, there are more funds for preschool education and that’s very important to me. Florida students are better off due to Scott. They can repeat all the falsehoods they want, the facts don’t lie.” Under Scott, are there more funds for

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