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Rick Scott, Scott Walker, Nikki Haley headline GOP governors’ meeting in Orlando

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will headline the annual conference of the Republican Governors Association in Orlando next week. Scott will host the event that will have two major sessions, “Republican Governors: Leading The Charge,” on Tuesday, and “Best States For Business: Behind The Headlines,” on Wednesday, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek resort. The conference is not open to the public. The Leading The Charge session will be moderated by Bill…

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Former rivals, military leaders, actors to take stage at RNC

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Former presidential candidates Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, Scott Walker and Marco Rubio — the latter by video link — are among those set to speak at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Military leaders, members of Congress, actors, faith leaders and family members of presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump are also set to speak in what the Republican National Committee calls “an unconventional lineup” that will challenge the status quo and press for Trump’s agenda. Speaker highlights at the four-day…

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Donald Trump looks to extend dominance as GOP starts to panic

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Donald Trump looks to extend his dominance as Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio scramble for delegates in presidential primary contests across 11 states on a Super Tuesday, stained by panic from Republican leaders even before the results were known. Fearing a Trump sweep, Republican officials across the nation lashed out at the billionaire businessman’s temperament and command of the issues in the hours before voting began. Having won three consecutive primary elections, Trump was poised to tighten his grasp on…

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Planned Parenthood to respond to Rick Scott on Monday

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The politically divisive cultural war over abortion rights have resurfaced with a vengeance this summer. The latest flashpoint has centered around a series of edited videotapes that appear to show administrators from Planned Parenthood detailing how fetal tissue drawn from abortions was used in medical research. On Friday, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson moved to cut the state’s funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, becoming the fourth state in the country to do so in the past month. Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced two…

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