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Black Caucus Cancels On Rick Scott, Saying Meeting Would Be 'Fruitless'

Posted 06.24.2014 | Miami

Things have not gotten any smoother between Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) and the state's black lawmakers. The 28-member Legislative Black Caucu...

Scott's Latest Claim: 'Poppycock' And 'Utter Nonsense'

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 11.22.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott is broadening the central message of his re-election campaign: Beyond claiming responsibility for Florida's recovery ...

Scott Moves Trigger 'Breakup Note'

The New York Times | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

MIAMI — A few days after Gov. Rick Scott of Florida endorsed a Medicaid expansion, a U-turn so sharply executed that it flabbergasted his supporters...

WATCH: Rick Scott Dances!!!

Posted 02.15.2013 | Miami

Florida Governor Rick Scott has more dance moves than simply moonwalking the state back into the Culture Wars of the 1990s. Thursday Scott was capt...

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...

Poll Signals Trouble For Rick Scott

Tampa Bay Times | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics

If Gov. Rick Scott wants to make up ground in the Interstate 4 corridor in his bid for re-election, he might want to start in the Tampa Bay area's two...

Joey Francilus

Governor Rick Scott's WORST Fails Of 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Joey Francilus | Posted 12.28.2012 | Miami

In his second year in office, Gov. Rick Scott (R-Florida) blazed a trail of spending cuts, funding denials, and administrative disasters which all fir...

Rick Scott: 'The Debate's Over' On Voter Purge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Tuesday sought to explain his recent decision to sue the federal government over a controversial voter purge effort mea...

Florida Lawmakers Defend 'Stand Your Ground' Panel

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

The task force empaneled by Florida Governor Rick Scott called to look into the state's "Stand Your Ground" law, which has come under fire in the afte...

Does Florida Have A Problem With The Social Sciences?

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 12.12.2011 | College

Florida Republican leaders seem to have a problem with the social sciences. Last year, a powerful state senator (due to become Senate president next y...

Rick Scott Snubs Gay & Disabled Floridians

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newly-minted Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) this week signed a narrow non-discrimination executive order that neglects to extend protections based on...

Bill McCollum Refuses To Endorse Rick Scott Amid Raging Florida GOP Family Feud

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defeated Florida Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bill McCollum is declining to support former rival and newly-minted GOP nominee Rick Scott as he hea...

Rick Scott, Florida Republican Gubernatorial Candidate, Sparks Fear In GOP

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Self-funding candidate Rick Scott's status as the frontrunner in Florida's Republican primary race for Governor has some members of the state's GOP co...

Florida Candidate Asked Debunked Obama Birther Claims: 'I'll Have To Look Into It'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rick Scott, who is running in Florida's Republican primary race for governor against State Attorney General Bill McCollum, seems to have some lingerin...