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Republican from Florida

Rick Scott, a wealthy Florida businessman, was first elected Florida's 45th governor on Nov. 2, 2010 and re-elected Nov. 4, 2014. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2018.

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Unpacking the spin from Democrats, GOP over which side is blocking hurricane relief for Puerto Rico

Each senator blamed the opposing party for holding up relief funding for Puerto Rico. Here’s what’s going on.

Are New Yorkers really fleeing to Florida over taxes?

Sen. Rick Scott lacks evidence that taxes are driving migration.

Florida Sen. Rick Scott blames Venezuela’s collapse on socialism, but is that the real culprit?

Scott ignores the full story about Venezuela’s economic downfall

Incoming US Sen. Rick Scott kept half his campaign promises as Florida governor

For eight years, PolitiFact Florida kept tabs on Scott’s campaign promises on our Scott-O-Meter. As he leaves Tallahassee for Washington, we review which ones he was able to keep and which ones he didn’t.


El primer debate de Bill Nelson y Rick Scott en la Florida, chequeado

Rick Scott y Bill Nelson argumentaron sobre sus récords y se acusaron mutuamente de representar falsamente los hechos durante el primer debate en la contienda de la Florida para el senado federal. En el debate el martes, repitieron ataques que los votantes ya han escuchado a través de comerciales de 30 segundos.