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Rick Scott seeks to pivot from fangate to leadership – Sun Sentinel

Rick Scott seeks to pivot from fangate to leadership
Sun Sentinel
When this small fan was placed beneath Charlie Crist’s lectern, Rick Scott took exception and for a short time refused to come onstage. When this small fan was placed beneath Charlie Crist’s lectern, Rick Scott took exception and for a short time

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Thursday: Did Rick Scott lose the election with fangate? – Sun Sentinel

Thursday: Did Rick Scott lose the election with fangate?
Sun Sentinel
Candidates dance around questions, give evasive answers, and return to their typical talking points no matter what is asked. And let’s face it, nobody expected Wednesday night’s Rick Scott-Charlie Crist debate to settle anything. Truth be told, these

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Bizarre start to Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate – Sun Sentinel

Bizarre start to Charlie Crist-Rick Scott debate
Sun Sentinel
Rick Scott initially refused to set foot on the stage for statewide, televised debate, Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist got down to business — attacking the other guy. On Twitter, the hashtag “fangate” quickly shot to popularity. In what

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In new TV ad, Jeb Bush offers praise for Rick Scott, scorn for Charlie Crist – Sun Sentinel


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In new TV ad, Jeb Bush offers praise for Rick Scott, scorn for Charlie Crist
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Florida Republicans are about to launch a new ad featuring former Gov. Jeb Bush praising Gov. Rick Scott – and jabbing former Gov. Charlie Crist who’s attempting to oust Scott. Florida Republicans are about to launch a new ad featuring former Gov.
Jeb Bush lends support to Rick Scott re-election bidWashington Times
Jeb Bush cuts TV ad for Rick ScottTampabay.com (blog)
Jeb Bush says Gov. Rick Scott delivers ‘results’ in new TV adLocal 10
WPBF West Palm Beach –Crowley Political Report –Sunshine State News (blog)
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Scott using Obama tactic to beat down Crist – Sun Sentinel

Scott using Obama tactic to beat down Crist
Sun Sentinel
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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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate – Sun Sentinel


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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate
Sun Sentinel
It took just moments for Charlie Crist and Rick Scott to unsheathe their knives in an attempt to slice and dice each other in the first debate of the Florida governor’s race, an hourlong back and forth that showcased multiple policy differences. Scott
Hispanic buzzwords abound in first televised debate between Charlie Crist Tampabay.com
Lawsuit: Gov. Rick Scott shields more than $200 million in assetsMiamiHerald.com
Rick Scott Failed To Disclose More Than $340 Million In Assets, Lawsuit ClaimsHuffington Post
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Charlie Crist places heavier bet on South Florida than Rick Scott – Sun Sentinel

Charlie Crist places heavier bet on South Florida than Rick Scott
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Gov. Rick Scott is omnipresent in South Florida — through paid ads on television. On Wednesday, Scott campaigned in the region in person. Appearing in Boca Raton with a political celebrity — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a possible 2016 Republican …

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In close governor’s race, Charlie Crist and Rick Scott prepare to go head to head – Sun Sentinel

In close governor’s race, Charlie Crist and Rick Scott prepare to go head to head
Sun Sentinel
The first of three critical hours that could alter the outcome of the Florida governor’s race is Friday, when Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist face off. Three televised debates, the only times Florida voters will get

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Gov. Rick Scott just doesn’t like accepting any blame – Sun Sentinel


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Gov. Rick Scott just doesn’t like accepting any blame
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Rick Scott’s people might have just stayed quiet and let the absurdity of “Charlie the regular guy” speak for itself. Instead, Scott spokesman Greg Blair said, “Almost a million Florida families lost their kitchen tables when they lost their jobs under
Scott wedding dress ad clad in controversyTBO.com
Rick Scott is like a terrific modern wedding dress. Charlie Crist, not so much.Washington Post (blog)
College Republicans Dumb Down Voting So Young Women Can Understand ItNew York Magazine
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Are Rick Scott’s letters to Floridians part of his re-election campaign or … – Tampabay.com


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Are Rick Scott’s letters to Floridians part of his re-election campaign or
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“Governor Rick Scott is committed to improving Florida’s education system and recognizing their teachers for their hard work and dedication,” the JPMorgan Chase bank letter said amid the instructions for activating class-supply debit cards received
If re-elected, which Rick Scott will Florida get?SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Rick Scott’s current running mate once “strongly” urged Reps to back stimulus MiamiHerald.com (blog)
When Charlie Crist shows up to campaign, Republicans are sure to followSun Sentinel

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Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change? – Sun Sentinel

Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?
Sun Sentinel
That’s interesting, because countless scientists say climate change is a big problem, with South Florida being ground zero for rising sea level. I wonder if Scott even knows about the Climate Change Summit starting today in New York at the Untied Nations.

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Troubling decline of black judges in Florida courts – Sun Sentinel

Troubling decline of black judges in Florida courts
Sun Sentinel
That the court doesn’t look more like the people over which it presides is a failure of Florida’s leaders, starting with Florida Gov. Rick Scott. To date, Gov. Scott has appointed fewer black judges than any of his recent predecessors. Of the governor

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Scott calls for scrutiny of Big Sugar development plan – Sun Sentinel (blog)


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Scott calls for scrutiny of Big Sugar development plan
Sun Sentinel (blog)
Rick Scott Tuesday called for state regulators to pay “special attention” to potential effects on the Everglades that could come from sugar industry development plans for farmland south of Lake Okeechobee. The Sugar Hill development proposal to allow
Big Sugar Plans Development In Potential Everglades Restoration LandFCIR
U.S. Sugar’s Development Proposal in Hendry CountyWGCU News

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Friday: Are Rick Scott’s negative ads working? – Sun Sentinel

Friday: Are Rick Scott’s negative ads working?
Sun Sentinel
It’s actually a pretty remarkable turnaround for Scott, who not long ago was being called the most unpopular governor in America. Why the turnaround? I think there’s three reasons. Floridas’ economy is improving. I don’t know how much credit Scott

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Truth-O-Meter says Crist’s attack on Rick Scott and Ponzi schemer Scott … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Truth-O-Meter says Crist’s attack on Rick Scott and Ponzi schemer Scott
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
While the photo of Rothstein remains on the screen, the text of the ad says: “Scott Rothstein bought expensive things” and then the text on the screen says “FALSE ATTACKS.” (The small print refers to a Sun-Sentinel article about an auction of Rothstein

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Charlie Crist wins primary, now official candidate to take on Gov. Rick Scott – Sun Sentinel

Charlie Crist wins primary, now official candidate to take on Gov. Rick Scott
Sun Sentinel
Charlie Crist won a commanding victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, propelling him forward into what’s already a blistering hot campaign against Republican Gov. Rick Scott in what will be the highest profile — and most expensive — governor’s

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