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Rick Scott 2014

Appointments Of Black Judges Nosedives Under Rick Scott

Tampa Bay Times | Steve Bosquet | Posted 09.15.2014 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE — After nearly four years, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed fewer African-Americans to Florida judgeships than either Charlie Crist or Jeb ...

Oops! Rick Scott Campaign Does It Again

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

It seems Florida Governor Rick Scott's (R) re-election campaign won't be shedding its bumbling reputation anytime soon. For the second time, the campa...

GOP Challenger Wants To Spank Rick Scott With A Flip-Flop

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sail through the Florida Republican gubernatorial primary in August, but he might want to sleep with one eye ...

After Rick Scott's Secret Trip, Guess Who Got A Post?

Times/Herald Bureau | Michael Van Sickler and Craig Pittman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASEE -- A month after Gov. Rick Scott took a secret hunting trip to the King Ranch in Texas last year, he faced a big decision. A seat had co...

Rick Scott's Missteps Have Florida Republicans Worried

AP | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democrat...

WATCH: Anchor Calls Out Florida Governor

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media

Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) has spent $13.5 million on reelection ads for television, most of it in Central Florida. But that doesn't mean he ...

Rick Scott Won't Say If He Believes In Man-Made Climate Change: 'I'm Not A Scientist'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) refused to say whether he believes man-made global warming is real Tuesday, despite having said in the past that he doesn'...

Crist Not Holding Back In Aggressive Attacks Against Scott

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH -- Charlie Crist didn't hold anything back Monday, delivering an aggressive denunciation of Gov. Rick Scott personally and politically...

This Moment Was Super Embarrassing For Rick Scott

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

When reporters asked Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) about reelection campaign ads that incorrectly imply 300,000 people in the state have lost their heal...

Why Rick Scott Has A Hispanic Problem -- And Why It's Not Going Away

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

TAMPA -- Worried about his standing among Florida's Hispanic voters in the wake of turmoil over a major Hispanic fundraiser, Gov. Rick Scott is workin...

Rick Scott Dogged By Campaign Turmoil

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

DAVIE -- -- Gov. Rick Scott had a lousy week, and it didn't get much better Friday. He couldn't even get a TGIF moment from a ceremonial ribbon-cutti...

Rick Scott's Campaign Could Be Fined $82 Million

Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) reelection campaign could be fined as much as $82 million if found guilty of an accusation of campaign finance violation...

Rick Scott Makes It Official

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) made his reelection efforts official Tuesday, filing the necessary paperwork to seek a second term in office. Scott ope...

Crist Announces Bid For Florida Governor

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Get ready for the second coming of Crist. When Charlie Crist stepped to the microphones Monday in St. Petersburg, he instantly changd the dynamics of...

Rick Scott Gives State Jobs Czar A Big Fat Raise

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 12.31.2013 | Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott's top job recruiter is getting a raise. The board of Enterprise Florida, th...

Guess Who's Got The Double-Digit Lead?

Posted 12.02.2013 | Miami

It's not you, Charlie Crist: it's Rick Scott. A new poll shows the incumbent Republican governor of Florida is struggling so much that Crist, who ...

Rick Scott's Campaign Cancels Controversial Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) appears to have changed course on holding a gator hunt fundraiser later this year. The Tampa Bay Times reported Tuesda...

Scott Draws Criticism Over 'Tainted' Contribution

Tampa Bay Times | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

A liberal veterans group called on Gov. Rick Scott to return a $500,000 campaign check from St. Petersburg mogul (and Vietnam veteran) Bill Edwards, s...

Teacher Used In Controversial Rick Scott Ad: 'It's Inappropriate'

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 09.09.2013 | Miami

A least some candidates for Florida Teacher of the Year didn't realize the video interviews they gave during a reception at the governor's mansion wou...

Why You Shouldn't Underestimate Rick Scott's Reelection Prospects

Tampa Bay Times | Adam C. Smith | Posted 07.13.2013 | Miami

It's way too early to count out Rick Scott for a second term. His poll numbers are stubbornly bleak -- only one in three voters say he deserves a seco...

Vulnerable Scott Faces Big Uncertainty

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics

Democrats consider Republican Gov. Rick Scott to be one of the most vulnerable incumbent governors facing re-election next year, which gives them hope...

Rick Scott Faces Uphill Battle

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) would lose a 2014 reelection battle to former Gov. Charlie Crist by 12 percentage points, according to a poll released Tue...

Rick Scott Plans Massive Spending In Reelection Effort

Politico | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

Rick Scott is preparing to defend his Florida governorship with the most expensive reelection campaign in state history, drawing up plans for a battle...

Scott Changes Tune From Tea Partier To Realist

The New York Times | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

MIAMI — Up for re-election in 2014 and still deeply unpopular, Gov. Rick Scott announced the largest proposed budget in Florida history on Thursday ...

Rick Scott Could Face Major Challenge In 2014, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) low approval ratings could make him a target in 2014, according to the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, especially...