Rick Scott booed again by protesters at Senate campaign stop

For the second time this week, Gov. Rick Scott was booed by environmental protesters at a U.S. Senate campaign stop in Orlando on Tuesday.

The Republican governor’s “Make Washington Work” bus tour around Florida has hit a few obstacles in its 10 days as Scott campaigned against Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson. On Monday, Scott was called “Red Tide Rick” and a “coward” as he was angrily booed as out of a Venice restaurant by protesters…

(Read more in OrlandoWeekly.com)

Scott campaign drops by Punta Gorda restaurant

Gov. Rick Scott made a private visit to Carmelo’s Restaurant Monday in Punta Gorda. The visit was sponsored by local business owner and developer Bruce Laishley. Pictures provided to theSun after the Republican governor’s visit show some other elected officials running for reelection at the local level were also in attendance at the gathering.

(See the PICTURES of local politicians with Scott at the private gathering in the Sun)