Rick Scott's file:
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Republican from Florida

Rick Scott, a wealthy Florida businessman, was elected Florida's 45th governor on Nov. 2, 2010. He took office Jan. 4, 2011.

Recent statements involving Rick Scott

Says Rick Scott took $200,000 in campaign contributions from a company that "profited off pollution."

Says Rick Scott "is letting Duke (Energy) keep collecting billions" despite troubled power plants.

"All Aboard Florida is a 100 percent private venture. There is no state money involved."

"Attorney General Eric Holder’s own Justice Department precleared the voting changes in the 2011 law" about early voting in Florida.

Says Rick Scott "raised property taxes."

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

Head into the gubernatorial primary with the facts on your side:

PolitiFact Florida has checked statements by Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist -- and we even paid some attention to Nan Rich, too!

Education attacks have played a key role in governor’s race:

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist have lambasted each other’s records on school funding while cherry-picking figures that put themselves in a favorable light.

NextGen Climate’s attacks on Florida Gov. Rick Scott:

A PAC by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer unleashed TV ads that accuse Scott of trying to fleece Duke Energy and for being too cozy with oil drilling interests

Does the All Aboard Florida rail project get taxpayer funding? :

Gov. Rick Scott has said All Aboard is completely private. Former Gov. Charlie Crist says it gets millions from Florida taxpayers. We sort out the rail project’s complicated finances.

Getting the facts straight about the Founding Fathers:

Pundits and politicians get things wrong time and time again when they use the Founding Fathers to support their political views. In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, we review fact-checks from our archives and set the record straight.

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