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Rick Scott Fails Fact-Check

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) claim that the Affordable Care Act is "not the law of the land" was ruled "false" Thursday by PolitiFact, the fact-check...

"Obamacare" Hater Rick Scott, Now Florida's Governor, Is Doing Exactly What He Falsely Claimed Federal Reform Would Do

Wendell Potter | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Wendell Potter

So much for health care choice and competition vanishing with "Obamacare". It seems as if one of the leaders of the anti-reform crowd, Rick Scott, wasn't a true believer in the value of choice and competition after all.

Rick Scott's Group Unveils "Death Star" Strategy For Public Option

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservatives for Patients Rights, the well-funded anti-reform group run by controversial former hospital exec Rick Scott, is spending nearly half a m...

Conservatives For Patients' Rights Returns To Airwaves

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (CNN) - A major player in the health care ad wars is back in the game after a recent suspension of its campaign in the wake of Sen. Ted Ken...

Ryan Grim

Anti-Health Care Reform Group Pulls Ads, Citing Respect For Kennedy | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most vociferous opponents of Democratic health care legislation, led by former hospital executive Rick Scott, has pulled its anti-health ca...

Anti-Reform Group Plans Local TV Ads Where Obama Is Vacationing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A group opposed to President Barack Obama's health-care proposals is planning an ad campaign to run locally while the first family ...

Conservatives For Patients' Rights Ad Mocks Obama's Vacation

The Huffington Post | T.J. Ortenzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An organization taking credit for ginning up protesters at health care town halls has produced an ad mocking President Obama's vacation. The ad by Co...

Right-Wing Group Tricked British Women Into Appearing In Anti-Reform Ad

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this year, Conservatives for Patients Rights (CPR), an anti-health care reform group led by the disgraced former CEO of Columbia/HCA Healthcar...

How a Democratic Candidate for Texas Governor Relates to the Town Hall Mobs

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

Ambassador Tom Schieffer, you wannabe-Democratic-nominee-for-Governor of Texas, hoping to skim past the primary, you have friends who are "no tells-ies" of your own.

Rachel Weiner

Rick Sanchez Grills Rick Scott On Town Halls, Medicare Fraud (VIDEO) | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN's Rick Sanchez went hard after Rick Scott, leader of Conservatives For Patients' Rights, first on his role in the anti-reform town hall protests a...

Anti-Reform Group Takes Credit For Helping Gin Up Town Hall Rallies

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservatives for Patients' Rights, the operation that's running a national campaign against a public health care option, is now publicly taking credi...

Un-Spinning Healthcare Reform: Part 1

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

One of the most infuriating aspects to the issue of healthcare reform is the lack of honest debate by our public officials.

Conservatives Step Up Ad Campaign Against Obama Health Plan

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A conservative group that's been running ominous ads warning that President Barack Obama will institute government-run health care ...

Jason Linkins

Conservative Health Care Group Caught Fabricating Ad Controversy | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the fight over health care reform heats up, the teevee airwaves have become one of the battlegrounds. And the rivalry between pro-reform Health Ca...

RIck Scott, Ex-Hospital CEO, Leads The Campaign Against Health Care Reform

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The television ads that began airing last week feature horror stories from Canada and the United Kingdom: Patients who allegedly suffered long waits f...

Healthcare Enemy No. 1: The Millionaire Republican Who Could Kill Reform

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rush Limbaugh offers Democrats an irresistible target as the de facto leader of the Republican Party, but for my money, Rick Scott is the man who best...