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 "raised property taxes."

Says Rick Scott cut "Bright Futures scholarships in half."

Says Rick Scott’s per-pupil education spending is "about $200 less" than what it was under Charlie Crist during the recession.

Says Rick Scott "cut education to pay for even more tax breaks for big, powerful, well-connected corporations."

"Candidates for governor routinely disclose" their spouses’ tax returns.

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

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.

Mailer compares Charlie Crist and Nan Rich in Democratic primary for governor :

A mysterious group attacks Crist’s record on abortion, guns, education, gay marriage and adoption, but it ignores his full record, including flip-flops.

Benghazi, Florida DREAMers, Kareem's carom: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

Cokie Roberts comments on Susan Rice's post-Benghazi media interviews, while a former NBA great talks ghosts and racism in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

Fact-checking Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist in the battle for Florida governor:

It's only April, but PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked many claims about Obamacare, education and jobs from Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic frontrunner former Gov. Charlie Crist. There's more to come; the general election isn't until November.

Rick Scott ad attacks Charlie Crist on Obamacare:

Let’s Get to Work’s TV ad says health law has led to 300,000 canceled plans and will drive 2.5 million Americans out of work. Those claims are exaggerated.

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