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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...

Former Florida Governor Hammers Rick Scott For Failing To 'Lift A Finger' On Medicaid Expansion

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) criticized Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Wednesday for his failure to expand Medicaid in the Sunshine State, accusing t...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Progressives Hit GOP For Rejecting Medicaid Expansion

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- MoveOn.org, the progressive advocacy group, launched an ad campaign Monday targeting the Republican governors who have yet to embrace Ob...

Crist: Because Of Rick Scott, 'Six People In Florida Die Every Day'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist (D) criticized his rival in the 2014 gubernatorial race on Friday, saying six people die every day because of cu...

Jeffrey Young

Millions Are Now Realizing They're Too Poor For Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Rick Scott Blasts GOP Proposal

Florida Center for Investigative Reporting | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Members of the more conservative Florida House released their alternative plan to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act last week. So far, ...

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...

When It Comes to Women's Health, Politicians Still Don't Get It

Dee Dee Myers | Posted 04.30.2013 | Miami
Dee Dee Myers

We have to continue our unyielding support for Planned Parenthood. For many, it's their main source of health care; in Florida alone, more than 80,000 women receive health services each year.

Jeffrey Young

Rick Scott's Long Journey From Obamcare Hater To Medicaid Expander, In His Own Words

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jeffrey Young

Scott Agrees To Expand Medicaid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

Before he was Florida's governor, Rick Scott sank $5 million of his own fortune into trying to kill President Barack Obama's health care reform agenda...

Hospitals Push Florida GOP Legislators To Back Obamacare

Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

If there was ever one thing that would compel Republican state leaders to set aside their political and ideological opposition to President Barack Oba...

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...

Rick Scott Saving Big Money

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Looking for inexpensive health care? Run for office in the state of Florida. The Associated Press reported Monday that Gov. Rick Scott (R) and doz...

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'...

Rick Scott Makes Shocking Correction After Fudging Numbers

Orlando Sentinel | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Scott's administration has reversed course and conceded the optional Medicaid expansion allowed under President Obama's health-care law woul...

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 ...

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...

GOP Govs Reject Medicaid Expansion For Meager Wage Earners

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON and KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

MIAMI — Sandra Pico is poor, but not poor enough. She makes about $15,000 a year, supporting her daughter and unemployed husband. She thought s...

Florida Students' Message to Politicians: We Are Watching and We Vote

Anna V. Eskamani | Posted 09.01.2012 | Miami
Anna V. Eskamani

Despite what Rubio, Scott and their buddies might think, students are watching, and one vote isn't going to change the facts. Despite the extension of low interest rates for federal student loans, we realize there is little reason to celebrate, but every reason to vote.

Rick Scott's Privatization Plan Charged With Raising 'Serious Ethical Issue'

Mother Jones | Suzy Khimm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican governor Rick Scott's push to privatize Medicaid in Florida is highly controversial--not least because the health care business Scott hande...

Governors Differ On Extent Of Flexibility For Health Insurance Program For The Poor

The Washington Post | Amy Goldstein & Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic and Republican governors, burdened by crushing budget pressures from Medicaid, said Sunday that federal officials should allow them more fr...