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In inauguration speech, Rick Scott puts NY, California on notice – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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In inauguration speech, Rick Scott puts NY, California on notice
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott took the oath of office for a second term at 12:09 p.m. Tuesday. The ceremony put an exclamation mark on Scott’s evolution from a Tea Party outsider who captured the governor’s mansion four years ago to a pillar of the GOP establishment

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Why Rick Scott’s Facing a Tea Party Revolt in Florida – Mother Jones

Why Rick Scott’s Facing a Tea Party Revolt in Florida
Mother Jones
Rick Scott was a tea party darling when he squeaked out a victory in 2010 to become governor of Florida with the help of an army of grassroots conservative activists. Four years later, Scott, facing a tight reelection race, is having trouble rallying

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Rick Scott’s evolution, challenges – Daytona Beach News-Journal

Rick Scott’s evolution, challenges
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Rick Scott has evolved from a candidate with strong Tea Party ties to a governor who has tried to reach out to groups that he has alienated during his tenure. In his first year as governor, Scott backed a 10 percent cut in school funding as part of an

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Scott’s evolution, and challenges – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Scott’s evolution, and challenges
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
After three years in office, Gov. Rick Scott has evolved from a candidate with strong Tea Party ties to a governor who has tried to reach out to groups that he has alienated during his tenure. In his first year as governor, Scott backed a 10 percent

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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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