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Florida Republicans Make Early Play To Sink Crist Prospects

Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

Although Charlie Crist has yet to say if he will challenge Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) in his 2014 reelection bid, Florida Republicans are already loo...

Rick Scott Prepares For Battle As Rivals Fire Warning Shots

Palm Beach Post | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics

While most Floridians were riveted on the presidential race, cash continued to flow Election Day into a political spending committee run by Gov. Rick ...

Koch Brothers Group 'Extremely Disappointed' In Rick Scott

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity, a conservative organization backed by the billionaire Koch brothers, took aim at Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Monday, accu...

Rick Scott Softens Opposition To Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Florida Governor Rick Scott, one of the most outspoken critics of President Obama's health care law, signaled Tuesday that he may be ready to drop his...

Rick Scott Not Backing Down On Obamacare Opposition

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) maintained that he would continue to reject implementation of key aspects of President Barack Obama's health care reform l...

Amanda Terkel

Charlie Crist: Rick Scott's Refusal To Extend Florida Early Voting 'Indefensible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican Florida Gov. Charlie Crist sharply criticized Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Sunday for his refusal to extend early voting hou...

Amanda Terkel

Florida Early Voting Mayhem: Voters Face Long Lines At The Polls As Rick Scott Refuses To Budge

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Once again, Florida and its problems at the polls are at the center of an election. Early voting is supposed to make it easier for pe...

Rick Scott Mum As Election Fraud Scandal Rocks Florida

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has frequently touted himself as a defender of electoral integrity, but on Tuesday the governor appeared to duck questions...

Rick Scott Faces Fire Over 'Outrageous' Proposal

Tallahassee.com | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

There’s one person not on this year’s ballot who is still getting his fair share of grief: Gov. Rick Scott....

Judge Issues Ruling On Controversial Voter Purge

AP | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Florida can begin removing about 200 potentially ineligible voters from state rolls because they might not be U.S. citizens, ...

Rick Scott Uses Controversial Voter Purge For Fundraising Ploy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has launched a new fundraising plea seeking to draw donations from supporters of his controversial move to purge suspected...

Rick Scott's Insistence Outrages Voter Protection Groups

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

By Michael Peltier TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept 27 (Reuters) - Voter protection groups said on Thursday Florida election officials had rene...

Rick Scott Roars Back With Contentious Push

Miami Herald | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Florida's noncitizen voter-purge program roared back to life Wednesday, when Gov. Rick Scott's elections department produced a new list of 198 potenti...

Rick Scott Gets Testy With Reporter

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) faced a tough line of questioning at a press conference Tuesday, eventually shutting down a reporter who was seeking answe...

Rick Scott Clashes With Romney Messaging

McClatchy | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

Numbers may not lie, but Republicans Mitt Romney and Gov. Rick Scott are using them to portray two very conflicting points of view about Florida's eco...

Embattled Florida Education Commissioner Resigns After Short Stint

Posted 08.02.2012 | Education

Citing family reasons, Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson is resigning from the position he has held for one year, the Miami Herald report...

Lucia Graves

GOP Governors Condemn Obama Administration's Decision To Grant Welfare Law Waivers

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican governors Rick Scott of Florida and Terry Branstad of Iowa on Sunday attacked President Barack Obama's decision to grant stat...

Rick Scott On Defense After 'Pants On Fire' Review

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) made his case Thursday for deciding not to implement provisions of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he was...

Rick Scott Smacked Down By Judge

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

MIAMI, June 26 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge in Miami has temporarily blocked Florida from enforcing a state law set to go into effect on July 1 ...

Rick Scott's Record Reveals Contradictions

Tampa Bay Times | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

Eighteen months into his first political job, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has mastered one thing: the art of the perpetual campaign....

Florida Voter Purge: Is The Debate Over?

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

An effort by Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) to purge up to 182,000 names from his state's voter registration rolls has sparked a civil rights outcry and ...

Rick Scott Keeps Distance From Romney

Tampa Bay Times | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

Whatever strategy presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has for winning Florida, it doesn't include campaigning with Gov. Rick Scott...

Rick Scott Once Reported Dead

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Before he was governor of Florida, Rick Scott was dead -- at least to election officials in the Sunshine State. According to a report from the Asso...

Marco Rubio Speaks Out On Voter Purge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced support for his state's controversial voter purge effort on Wednesday, saying it was hard to disagree with the pus...

Voter Purge The Result Of 5-Minute Conversation

Miami Herald | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Florida's latest elections controversy began in the smallest of ways: a five-minute chat a year ago between Gov. Rick Scott and his top election offic...