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Woman In Starbucks Yells At Rick Scott For Cutting Medicaid: 'You're An Asshole'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) received a scalding reception during a visit to a Starbucks in Gainesville, Florida, Tuesday, when a woman confronted him ...

Florida Avoids Shutdown With Agreement On Budget

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2016 | Politics

(Adds close of special session, passage of budget) By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 19 (Reuters) - Florida legi...

Florida House Republicans Give Up On Legislating, Leave Town Early

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics

Florida, man. The state House's Republican leadership didn't want to bring a Medicaid expansion bill that the Senate's Republicans support up for ...

GOP Governor's Obamacare Plan Backfires

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) hunt for Obamacare horror stories during a visit to a senior center on Tuesday didn’t go exactly as planned, as all ...

Obamacare Becomes Weapon In Florida Governor's Race

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

The race for governor of Florida could hang on one issue: Obamacare. Already Gov. Rick Scott has spent more than $4 million on television ads remindi...

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...

Andrew Perez

Gov. Rick Scott Casts Himself As Medicare Defender | Andrew Perez | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) last week made protecting Medicare for seniors a top focus of his reelection campaign, despite having served as CEO of the...

Jeffrey Young

Millions Are Now Realizing They're Too Poor For Obamacare | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.31.2014 | Business

Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling and staunch Republican resistance, Marc Alphonse, an unemployed 40-year-old Marine veteran who is essentially homeles...

Why Rick Scott 'Should Hang [His] Head In Shame'

Posted 09.06.2013 | Miami

State leaders in Florida "should hang their heads in shame," according to a scathing missive from the New York Times' editorial board. That's becau...

Scott, Others Approve Controversial Obamacare Law

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), Attorney General Pam Bondi, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwate approved a law T...

Jeffrey Young

GOP Infighting In Key States Imperils Health Care For The Poor | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

Conservative Republican governors Jan Brewer of Arizona, Rick Scott of Florida and John Kasich of Ohio are battling with their own party members over ...

Florida Medicaid Expansion Suffers Big Setback

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 4 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott's plan to expand Medicaid coverage to cover about...

Tea Party Hurls 'Betray' Charge At Rick Scott

Associated Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Scott came into office on a conservative wave, promising to change Tallahassee, fight President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and make...

Jeffrey Young

Rick Scott's Long Journey From Obamcare Hater To Medicaid Expander, In His Own Words | Jeffrey Young | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has said a lot about President Barack Obama's health care reform agenda over the last four years. After making his nam...

Rick Scott Thumbs Nose At Tea Party

Herald-Tribune | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s ascent to the governor’s mansion was every bit about the power of the Tea Party....

The 'Price' of Health Care

Ronnie Musgrove | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Ronnie Musgrove

Some governors are demonstrating that one-time critics of Obamacare can, and should, be willing to take another look at the impact Medicaid expansion will have on their state's budget -- and their constituents who may fall ill at some time in their lives -- in the face of a health care crisis.

Rick Scott's Decision On Medicaid Expansion Is Not To Make One

Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has passed on an opportunity to decide whether his state will expand Medicaid to more poor people under President Barack O...

Florida's Struggles With Obamacare Mount

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) and state legislators are really struggling with President Barack Obama's health care reform law. Scott, who made his nam...

Never mind! Rick Scott Backs Off Bogus Obamacare Projections

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) won't be touting a sky-high prediction of the cost of expanding Medicaid to more poor people under President Barack Obama'...

Anti-Rick Scott Tweets In Storify Form

Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Health News Florida broke a story Monday that Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has been knowingly using inaccurate numbers to make the case that his state ...

GOP Governor Misleads On Cost of Health Care Reform

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Professional health care reform opponent cum Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) made some noises after President Barack Obama's reelection about being newly ...

Jeffrey Young

No Sunshine For Obamacare In Florida | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.14.2012 | Business

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), one of the most vocal critics of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, won't carry out a central component of ...

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...

GOP Governors Pressured On Anti-Obamacare Stance

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

Republican governors who have threatened to deprive poor people in their states of health care coverage under President Barack Obama's health care ref...