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Rick Scott booed out of restaurant over Florida’s red tide crisis

VENICE – Florida Governor Rick Scott lasted about 10 minutes at a restaurant this morning before crowds eventually booed him out the back door. Scott, who is currently running for Senate against Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson, was visiting Mojos Real Cuban in Venice, Florida, for a campaign stop when he was greeted by hundreds of protesters

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Ron DeSantis spoke at Anti-Muslim Conference in 2017

Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis spoke at a conference of an anti-Muslim extremist group in October 2017 whose founder argues devout Muslims cannot be loyal Americans. DeSantis, who resigned from his U.S. House seat last week to focus on his run for governor, spoke to the group meeting in Washington, D.C., taking a hard line

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EDITORIAL: Scott must answer for environmental malpractice

With a horrific red tide killing marine life and tourism on Florida’s southwest coast, and with toxic green algae bringing misery to the Treasure Coast and Fort Myers area on a now-annual basis, it’s understandable that Gov. Rick Scott would want to run away from his environmental record. Voters shouldn’t let him. (Read more in

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