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Rick Scott prepared to talk economy, not endorsements

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When it comes to endorsing a 2016 presidential hopeful, Gov. Rick Scott is standing firm on his belief that it’s all about the economy. Talking points prepared by the governor’s office show that between Oct. 6 and Nov. 23, the governor was prepared to pivot to the economy when asked about the 2016 presidential race. The talking points, which were first reported by Gary Fineout’s The Fine Print blog, show Scott’s office also prepared to respond to questions about frontrunner…

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Jeb Bush takes aim at Donald Trump in new video

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Jeb Bush unveiled a new ad Wednesday morning, taking aim at Donald Trump. The video, which was first featured on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, is dubbed “Happy New Year, Chaos Candidate,” and highlights the “five times Trump was unhinged, liberal and dishonest this year,” according to the campaign. The 90-second video features clips of Trump during interviews and debates as a version of “Auld Lang Syne” plays in the background. Trump has been leading in the polls for months, with a…

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Jeb Bush super PAC targets Chris Christie, John Kasich in New Hampshire

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A super PAC supporting Jeb Bush will begin airing advertisements in New Hampshire this week as the former Florida governor tries to make gains in advance of the state’s Feb. 9 primary. On Tuesday, Right to Rise USA released a 30-second spot that contrasts Bush’s record with the records of Govs. Chris Christie and John Kasich. The advertisement — dubbed “Three Governors” — focuses on Bush’s record in several areas, including hurricane response, job creation and health care. Bush has…

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New Right to Rise ad calls out Marco Rubio for missed votes

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A new advertisement from a super PAC supporting Jeb Bush is criticizing fellow Floridian Marco Rubio for missing national security hearings and votes. “Over the last three years, Rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than another senator. Politics first, that’s the Rubio way,” says the 30-second ad from Right to Rise USA. The advertisement will begin airing in Iowa this week, according to The Des Moines Register. Recent national polls show Rubio is in…

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Chelsea Clinton to attend 2 Florida fundraisers in January

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A fundraiser in St. Petersburg is one of two stops in Florida for a high-profile Hillary Clinton surrogate. Chelsea Clinton is expected to attend two fundraisers in Florida on Jan. 29. The events in St. Petersburg and Fort Lauderdale come about seven weeks before the Florida’s March 15 primary. The St. Petersburg event will be held at the home of Kathy and Joe Saunders, according to an email from the campaign. The event costs $250 to attend or $1,000 to…

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Rick Scott: Florida’s private-sector job growth tops large states

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Gov. Rick Scott said Monday that Florida’s private-sector growth rate of 3.6 percent in November was the highest among the country’s 10 most-populous states. November marked the ninth consecutive month Florida was tops among large states. The state’s private-sector job growth rate was also higher than the national growth rate of 2.1 percent. “Florida businesses have create more than ONE MILLION jobs in only five years, and just last week we learned Florida’s population surpassed 20 million residents,” Scott said…

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Jeb Bush brings campaign to Florida for daylong swing

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With a little more than a month before voters in Iowa and New Hampshire head to the polls, Jeb Bush is spending the day campaigning in familiar territory — his home state. Bush is scheduled to attend three stops in Florida on Monday, before packing his bags and heading back to New Hampshire for campaign events Tuesday. Bush will kick off his Florida campaign swing with a meet-and-greet at Chico’s Restaurant in Hialeah. The event is expected to begin shortly…

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