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Rick Scott joining with other governors in D.C.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is joining with the nation’s governors who are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Scott is leaving Thursday for Washington D.C. where he will attend events connected to the winter meetings of the National Governors Association and the Republican Governors Association. Reports indicate Scott is the favorite to become Vice Chair of the Republican Governors Association, putting him in line to the lead the organization in 2018. This includes a…

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Jeb Bush: Charlie Crist ‘unforgivable’ on stimulus support

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made his strongest statement to date on the Republican Senate primary unfolding in his state, telling the conservative publication NewsMax in an on-camera interview that he considers Gov. Charlie Crist’s support for last year’s stimulus bill “unforgivable.” “I know I’m supposed to be politically correct and I said I was neutral and all that,” Bush said, but added of Crist’s move: “I got a problem with that.” Bush has kept a careful distance from the…

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Jeb Bush: Charlie Crist ‘unforgivable’ on stimulus support

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made his strongest statement to date on the Republican Senate primary unfolding in his state, telling the conservative publication NewsMax in an on-camera interview that he considers Gov. Charlie Crist’s support for last year’s stimulus bill “unforgivable.” “I know I’m supposed to be politically correct and I said I was neutral and all that,” Bush said, but added of Crist’s move: “I got a problem with that.” Bush has kept a careful distance from the…

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Human Events: Would Charlie Crist Pick Up Where Arlen Specter Left Off?

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A must read article from Human Events editor John Gizzi begins with a provacative statement: “You guys will be wishing you had [Martinez] back after a year of Charlie in the Senate.” That’s what a prominent Florida Republican told me in March, as rumors mounted that the Sunshine State’s Gov. Charlie Crist would run for the seat of fellow Republican and retiring Sen. Mel Martinez. It is well-known that conservatives had a problem with Martinez, whose strong support of “comprehensive…

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