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Scott PowersOctober 26, 2018
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Republican U.S. Senate nominee Gov. Rick Scott will be returning soon to the campaign trail while still making recovery efforts from Hurricane Michael his first priority, his U.S. Senate campaign announced Friday. The announcement did not say exactly when he’ll be returning to campaigning or what events might be upcoming, other than his intention to […]

Scott PowersSeptember 30, 2018
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A television commercial released this week seeking to address the 1990s Medicare fraud scandal has the Republican U.S. Senate campaign of Gov. Rick Scott declaring, “he took responsibility … That’s what strong leaders do; they take responsibility.” But news reports from the time of the scandal say Scott took responsibility only by resigning, and he did […]

Scott PowersAugust 3, 2018
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Rick Scott is blaming his Democratic opponent Bill Nelson for the harmful algae blooms devastating Lake Okeechobee and Florida’s coasts, according to a new TV and internet commercial from Scott’s Senate campaign. “Experts agree: Washington controls the dike at Lake O, so they have to fix it. And so we wait for Washington,” the commercial declares, as CBS News footage […]

Scott PowersJune 27, 2018
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Gov. Rick Scott is taking an opportunity for some cross-partisan support for his U.S. Senate bid through some warm endorsements from Orlando-area Hispanic leaders with Puerto Rican, Venezuelan, Colombian followings. In accepting the endorsements Tuesday, which included a couple from avowed Democrats, the Republican Governor spoke broadly of Florida welcoming all, making specific statements about the […]

Scott PowersJune 18, 2018
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In a statement released by his U.S. Senate campaign, Republican Gov. Rick Scott insisted that he continues to support the requirement that health insurers not discriminate against people with pre-existing medical conditions. The statement puts Scott at odds with the apparent strategy of President Donald Trump, whose Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicated in recent court […]

Scott PowersMay 15, 2018
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A new television commercial being launched by Gov. Rick Scott‘s Republican U.S. Senate campaign features people complaining that incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson is a “party line voter.” The 30-second spot features Orlando Republican Puerto Rico activist Dennis Freytes and others characterizing the senator as someone who does not vote independently in the U.S. Senate, and […]


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