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Aug
28

Rick Scott, Charlie Crist Land Attacks as General Election Campaign Takes Off – Sunshine State News

Rick Scott, Charlie Crist Land Attacks as General Election Campaign Takes Off
Sunshine State News
“This is another example of Rick Scott righting Charlie Crist’s wrong, by reducing his tax increase on Florida’s middle class,” insisted Greg Blair, a spokesman for the Scott campaign, on Wednesday in an email sent out to the media. “Charlie Crist says

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Aug
28

Scott, in Miami, rips federal education standards that ‘punish’ diversity – MiamiHerald.com


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Scott, in Miami, rips federal education standards that ‘punish’ diversity
MiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott — in full campaign mode after an easy primary election victory the night before — promised to explore “every legal option” if the feds won’t bend on standards he contends ‘punish’ diverse schools. The governor traveled to downtown Miami to
Gov. Scott persuades government to back off Fla. school grading systemLocal 10
Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference On English Language Learners And Getty Images
Gov. Scott: Delay Counting Some Test ScoresThe Ledger
Jackson County Floridan -Orlando Sentinel
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Aug
28

Rep. Zimmermann calls on Gov. Scott to help condo owners – Tampabay.com

Rep. Zimmermann calls on Gov. Scott to help condo ownersTampabay.comRick Scott to stop condo takeovers by private investors. A 2007 loophole in Florida law allows an investor who buys more than 80 percent of the condos in a complex to force other resid…

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Aug
27

Gov. Rick Scott’s staff kept records secret for mansion project – Tampabay.com

Gov. Rick Scott’s staff kept records secret for mansion project
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First Lady Ann Scott embraced the project. Mansion director Carol Beck was on board, the governor’s deputies coordinated the effort with donations from the state’s top industries and persuaded Republican legislative leaders to dedicate $2.5 million in

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Aug
27

Rick Scott outpolled Charlie Crist in primaries: Does that have future meaning? – Naples Daily News


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Rick Scott outpolled Charlie Crist in primaries: Does that have future meaning?
Naples Daily News
Crist’s employing a term more commonly found in the sports lexicon is a nod to the fact that the Republican and Democratic primaries weren’t a game between evenly matched opponents. Both Crist and Republican Gov. Rick Scott secured easy victories, and …

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Aug
27

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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Aug
27

Charlie Crist’s Decisive Win Sets Up Bruising Battle With Rick Scott For FL … – Fox News Latino

Charlie Crist’s Decisive Win Sets Up Bruising Battle With Rick Scott For FL
Fox News Latino
Nan Rich and will challenge GOP Gov. Rick Scott in November. Scott coasted in his own primary toward a general election matching the state’s last two Republican governors. It’s a contest that’s already been brutally negative with Scott spending

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Aug
27

Gov. Rick Scott visited Hope-Centennial Elementary in West Palm Beach – WPTV


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Gov. Rick Scott visited Hope-Centennial Elementary in West Palm Beach
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Governor Rick Scott is celebrating his victory today by congratulating others. Scott visited Hope-Centennial Elementary School in West Palm Beach this morning. The governor’s visit was part of the Florida Department of Education Back-To-School tour.
Governor Scott tours local elementary schoolWPBF West Palm Beach
Gov. Scott talks pizza, separation of powers and jobs with 4th graders at Hope Palm Beach Post (blog)

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Aug
27

Analysis: Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist governor race is about to get costly, nasty – Naples Daily News


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Analysis: Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist governor race is about to get costly, nasty
Naples Daily News
Rick Scott won easily with 87.7 percent over two unknown opponents in the GOP primary, but one of those two, Sarasota businesswoman and party activist Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder, registered a surprising 11 percent of the vote statewide — despite a …

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Aug
27

Charlie Crist wins Florida primary to face Gov. Rick Scott – Washington Examiner

Charlie Crist wins Florida primary to face Gov. Rick Scott
Washington Examiner
At one time a potential Republican vice presidential pick, Charlie Crist has now become the Democrats’ official pick to try to prevent GOP Gov. Rick Scott‘s re-election in the Sunshine State. Crist switched parties after losing a 2010 Senate race. His

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Aug
27

Wednesday: Can Charlie Crist beat Rick Scott in November? – Sun Sentinel

Wednesday: Can Charlie Crist beat Rick Scott in November?Sun SentinelRick Scott, a decent man for sure but not the kind of politician who can deliver on the stump. Fact is he often avoids the stump, preferring to let his handlers craft the optics or th…

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Aug
27

Rick Scott, Charlie Crist advance to general election showdown in Florida – Washington Post (blog)

New York TimesRick Scott, Charlie Crist advance to general election showdown in FloridaWashington Post (blog)This post has been updated. Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) and former governor Charlie Crist (D) easily won their primary elections Tuesday, advan…

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Aug
27

Rick Scott targeted for King Ranch trip in new NextGen ad – Tampabay.com (blog)

Rick Scott targeted for King Ranch trip in new NextGen ad
Tampabay.com (blog)
Campaign cash from the sugar industry,” a narrator intones as a wad of cash comes into a rifle’s sight. “The same industry that got a massive bailout from Rick Scott, sticking taxpayers with the bill for cleaning up Big Sugar’s water pollution. Rick

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Aug
27

Easy Primary Wins for Charlie Crist and Rick Scott in Florida – New York Times


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Easy Primary Wins for Charlie Crist and Rick Scott in Florida
New York Times
Rick Scott and his chief opponent, former Gov. Charlie Crist, both handily defeated opponents in their parties’ primaries on Tuesday. Mr. Crist, a Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat, faced the tougher challenge, against Nan Rich, a former
Charlie Crist cruises in Democratic primary win, but race against Rick Scott MiamiHerald.com
Charlie Crist, Rick Scott battle for every Florida voteWashington Post
Crist vs. Scott: The retch-fest that will never endOrlando Sentinel
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Aug
27

Charlie Crist wins Democratic primary, will face Rick Scott in Florida … – Raw Story


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Charlie Crist wins Democratic primary, will face Rick Scott in Florida
Raw Story
TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) – Charlie Crist won the Democratic nomination for Florida governor on Tuesday, defeating his primary challenger with almost 75 percent of the vote and setting the stage for a nationally watched governor’s race. Republican Governor …

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Aug
27

5 things to watch in Charlie Crist vs. Rick Scott – Tampabay.com (blog)

5 things to watch in Charlie Crist vs. Rick Scott
Tampabay.com (blog)
Rick Scott cruised against two obscure and nearly invisible Republican opponents. That’s hardly big news considering Rich could not afford a single TV ad and Scott months ago started attacking Crist as the de facto Democratic nominee. The general

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Aug
27

Charlie Crist, Rick Scott sail through primaries – WJXT Jacksonville


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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott sail through primaries
WJXT Jacksonville
What most observers thought was a foregone conclusion before Florida’s primary election is now fact: Democrat Charlie Crist and Republican incumbent Rick Scott easily won the their party nominations on Tuesday.

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