Rejection did not have his name, has his scent
Says Gov. Rick Scott returned "$1 million in federal funding that would have helped the state cover the cost of overseeing insurance rates under the new health care law."
Mack disagreed with bill, Fla. delegation
Says Connie Mack was "the only member of the Florida delegation that voted against a bill to help NASA."
Congressional Research Service study documented cuts
Says Connie Mack’s Penny Plan would cut "over $200 billion out of Medicare, over $1 trillion out of Social Security. ... $3 trillion out of defense."
Yes, he was campaigning in Florida
In 2012, Connie Mack missed 178 votes, "one of the worst voting records" in Congress.
Hooters and altercations are old news
Says Connie Mack IV has been "a promoter for Hooters with a history of bar room brawling, altercations and road rage."
Scientists challenged BP earlier, but video was key
Says it wasn't until he and a Senate colleague were able to "wrangle the actual streaming video" from BP that scientists were able to calculate the oil spill flow.
Percentage much lower in 2010
"55 percent of the people who cast a provisional ballot (in Florida) in the last presidential election -- their vote did not count."
So far, but still waiting on about $325m in funding
"The amount of the revenue required by the state (for the construction of high-speed rail) is around 10 percent."
For drilling way offshore, he's right
Oil money from federal leases "can only be used to clean up the mess and damages from drilling."
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