Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) said Tuesday that he would seek a second term as governor -- and predicted that this time, he wouldn't have to pay for it.
At a question-and-answer session, a reporter asked Scott, who spent more than $73 million of his own money on his 2010 campaign, if he would need to self-finance again in 2014.
"I won't have to," Scott said, according to the Miami Herald.
In response to another question, he added, "I don't know what it will cost, but we'll have the money to win."
Scott's independent campaign committee, Let's Get To Work, raised $910,000 in contributions in the first three months of this year. A number of Democrats have expressed interest in challenging him in 2014.
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Ad war frames Senate race as Dewhurst vs. Cruz [Houston Chronicle]
Angus King Off To Fast Fundraising Start In Maine [Seacoast Online]
Arizona County Sheriff Paul Babeu's Ads Could Violate Federal Law [Arizona Republic]
Ex-Staffer Says Montana Gubernatorial Candidate Misreported Funds [Great Falls Tribune]
John Brunner's Former Company Sees Credit Rating Downgrade [PoliticMo]
Susana Martinez Hit For Picking Sides In GOP Primary [KRQE]
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