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FL GOP Gov Rick Scott Fumbles Attempt to Pass Blame for FanGate Tantrum

FL GOP Gov Rick Scott Fumbles Attempt to Pass Blame for FanGate Tantrum
Florida Governor Rick Scott threw a bit of a tizzy when he heard his challenger had brought a small fan to the gubernatorial debate to keep cool. But the rationale for not coming out he gave reporters later is even stranger.
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Not So Great Scott: FL Gov Refuses to Learn Anything from 'Lesson' with Climate Scientists

Not So Great Scott: FL Gov Refuses to Learn Anything from 'Lesson' with Climate Scientists
Republican Florida governor Rick Scott has always had a huge problem when it comes to the environment. To begin with, he has repeatedly made it clear that he does not believe in climate change, and certainly not the role that human beings play in exacerbating the problem. But, facing a fierce opponent with a stellar environmental record in this year’s gubernatorial race, Scott has had to swallow his pride and open up to the idea that he is wrong on climate change. The truth, however, is that the entire experience was more of a publicity stunt than a science lesson
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GOP Governor Bans Paid Sick Leave Before His Constituents Could Vote On It

GOP Governor Bans Paid Sick Leave Before His Constituents Could Vote On It
Florida Governor Rick Scott has banned paid sick leave by signing an ALEC-backed bill supported by many of his state's big businesses. The people of Orange County had successfully fought to put paid sick leave to a vote in 2014, but this bill has now made their effort moot.
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Prerequisite for Florida's Gubernatorial Race —A Strong Dose of Sodium Pentothal

Prerequisite for Florida's Gubernatorial Race —A Strong Dose of Sodium Pentothal
In Florida, Republican Governor Rick Scott is running for re-election in 2014, with the most embarrassing poll numbers in memory. At least one of his challengers on the Democratic side is probably going to be former Governor Charlie Crist, who just ducked a law suit testimony bullet in the Greer case in Florida.
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President Obama and the Effectiveness of the Bully Pulpit

President Obama and the Effectiveness of the Bully Pulpit
President Obama had not even been sworn in for his second term when he used the ‘bully pulpit’ to introduce his initiative to control guns outside of Congressional action.
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