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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Florida recount ends: Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis win ‘again’ as Cuban voters supported the GOP, young voters failed to turnout

Florida Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott has defeated Democratic Senator Bill Nelson after a manual recount put Scott ahead by approximately 10,000 votes. Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded the Florida gubernatorial More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Florida Senate Race: Rick Scott now tied with Bill Nelson in heated race

New polls continue to show a tight race between Democrat incumbent Bill Nelson and Florida Gov. Rick Scott for the U.S. Senate seat. Chris Hudson from Americans for Prosperity Action sm (AFP-Action) spoke with Brandon More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Florida: Gov Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven southwest Florida counties because of the effects of red tide, a toxic algae bloom devastating the coast of the Sunshine State. photo donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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FBI failed to deal with Nikolas Cruz warnings twice, Rick Scott calls for Christopher Wray to resign

Immediately after the Florida school shooting the FBI’s investigation into Nikolas Cruz went public after the murderer made a shocking remark on a YouTube clip and the individual notified the Feds. Now the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Obama administration refuses Rick Scott’s request to declare Orlando shooting an emergency

Today, the Obama Administration rejected Governor Scott’s request for an Emergency Declaration under the Stafford Act following last week’s terror attack at Pulse Nightclub.  By denying this request, the federal More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Florida ‘Tea Party terrorist’ Ruba Khandaqji arrested for threatening to kill Gov Rick Scott

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reports the arrest of a Florida woman, described as a “Tea Party terrorist,” for threatening to kill Gov. Rick Scott. Ruba Khandaqji, a 36-year-old pharmacist, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott take center stage in CNN debate, race deadlocked

Florida is against in the nation’s view of political discourse as November’s midterm elections draw near. There is no hanging chad this time, but rather, the current Republican Governor Rick Scott vying More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott campaigns battle over the ‘fan’ regularly

The bizarre reaction over the fan at the Florida gubernatorial debate Wednesday night and the subsequent #fangate hashtag has done little more than distract from the actual debate and issues in Florida. The former More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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New Poll: Rick Scott, Charlie Crist ‘tied,’ Adrian Wyllie still excluded from debate

The “GOP leaning” 0ptimus firm released their latest Florida governor’s race poll and it was likely great news for Libertarian Adrian Wyllie, yet didn’t yield the results his campaign was More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 31st, 2014
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Florida Governor Race: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie targets both Rick Scott, Charlie Crist as AP media event

The Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Adrian Wyllie attended the AP media event in Tallahassee despite not being invited. Using his chance to target the current and former governors: “I don’t know what was More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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Charlie Crist leads Rick Scott in Florida Governor race, Libertarian Adrian Wyllie left out of poll

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has a 7-point lead over incumbent Governor Rick Scott (R) in the 2014 Florida gubernatorial race, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. No other third More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Florida Gov Rick Scott changes Obamacare stance on jobs with jobs ‘thermometer’ comment

A company called HealthPlan Services announced it would add 1,000 jobs in Tampa over the next five years. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Gov. Rick Scott was on hand to celebrate the announcement and, by extension, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 7th, 2013
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Rick Scott under attack by Libertarians for arrest of Sheriff Nick Finch, ‘borders on treason’

The arrest of Sheriff Nick Finch in Florida over a gun control violation led to Governor Rick Scott appointing a replacement after the order to arrest Finch. Finch reviewed the arrest of Floyd Eugene Parrish, arrested More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 26th, 2013
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs bill to ‘restrict’ use of drones by police

A new Florida law restricts police use of drones within the state’s borders as Governor Rick Scott signed the bill into law. “This is something all Floridians should be proud of,” Scott said. “We shouldn’t More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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‘Democrats warming up to Charlie Crist’, Rick Scott’s numbers tanking: PPP poll

Official Governor photo of Charlie Crist Things are not looking up for Florida Governor Rick Scott, according to the first Public Policy Polling survey in Florida Wednesday. Gov. Scott’s approval rating is More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 15th, 2012
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Florida Gov Rick Scott signals reverse on Obamacare

donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com 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 longstanding opposition More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 11th, 2012
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Rick Scott gives out sex hotline phone number instead of meningitis helpline

Florida Gov. Rick Scott mistakenly sent Floridians seeking information on a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak to a sex hot line. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Scott was at a Florida Cabinet meeting on Tuesday More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Rick Scott leads attack on human trafficking in Florida, suspends 81 massage therapists’ licesnses

Florida Governor Rick Scott suspended the licenses of 81 massage therapists with fraudulent licenses during a crackdown against human trafficking. Photo/Sawso.org No arrests have been made and no incidents of prostitution More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 16th, 2012
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Rick Scott granted use of Federal database to purge illegals from voter rolls

In a victory for Florida Governor Rick Scott and Republicans, the federal government has agreed to let Florida use a law enforcement database to help purge noncitizens the state government suspects it may have on More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 2nd, 2012
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Florida governor, Rick Scott, vows to refuse Obamacare

Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Saturday his state will not adopt President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act or expand its Medicaid program, despite that fact that the law was upheld by the U.S. Supreme More...


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