Rick Scott

Mitch McConnell Is Worried That Rick Scott Could Cost Republicans The 2024 Election

Mitch McConnell Is Worried That Rick Scott Could Cost Republicans The 2024 Election

Mitch McConnell is trying to defuse Rick Scott's cut Social Security timebomb because he thinks it will cost the GOP…

1 year ago

Republicans In Disarray As Mitch McConnell Knifes Rick Scott

The bad blood between Mitch McConnell and Rick Scott erupted after McConnell said that Scott might not be able to…

1 year ago

Biden Torches Rick Scott In Florida By Using His Own Words Against Him

At an event in Florida, President Biden used Sen. Rick Scott's own words against him on Social Security and Medicare.

1 year ago

Rick Scott Hits A New Level Of Pathetic With Support For Herschel Walker

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tried to support Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker, but he came off sounding desperate and pathetic.

2 years ago

Even A Death Threat Can’t Make Rick Scott Condemn Trump

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) was asked if he was okay with Trump making death threats and racist attacks against Mitch…

2 years ago

Senate Republican Campaigns Are Broke Because Rick Scott Spent All Of Their Money

Senate Republican candidates are getting destroyed in ads because Sen. Rick Scott ran through all of the money national Republicans…

2 years ago

Rick Scott Compares Trump Raid To Nazis As GOP Finds New Way To Lose Votes

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) compared the FBI raid of Trump's private club to the Nazis, as Republicans are finding new…

2 years ago

Rick Scott Gets Brutally Busted As He Falsely Claims Democrats Are Cutting Medicare

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tried to claim that Democrats are cutting with their reconciliation bill but was called out on…

2 years ago

Rick Scott Gave A Speech At CPAC That Was So Off The Rails That The Audience Stopped Clapping

CPAC has become the far right's gathering place, but Sen. Rick Scott was so out there that he lost the…

2 years ago

Rick Scott Tells Seniors To Get To Work As GOP Eyes Gutting Social Security

While claiming that he wanted Americans to get to work despite the lowest unemployment rate in a half a century,…

2 years ago

Even Fox Doesn’t Buy It, When Rick Scott Claims His Plan Doesn’t Raise Taxes On A Majority Of Americans

Sen. Rick Scott dumbfounded Fox News Sunday when he claimed that his plan to raise taxes on a majority of…

2 years ago

Disgraceful Senate GOP Blocks Biden Ukraine Relief Nominees After Zelensky Pleads For Help

Hours after listening to President Zelensky address them, Senate Republicans blocked Biden's nominees to lead the Ukraine support effort.

2 years ago

Rick Scott Leads Senate Republicans To Doom With Plan To Raise Taxes On 40% Of Americans

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) is running the Senate Republican effort in 2022, and the tax plan that he wants Republicans…

2 years ago

GOP Senator Rick Scott is Pleading With Trump to Stop Threatening GOP Incumbents With Primary Opponents

Donald Trump has barely been out of office, but he is desperate to maintain his control of the Republican party.…

3 years ago

Ron DeSantis Says Rick Scott’s Call to Return Stimulus Money “Doesn’t Make Any Sense”

Within weeks of being in office, Joe Biden passed a massive stimulus package. The legislation will put money in the…

3 years ago

While Many GOP Senators Have Been Moved by Impeachment Trial, Rick Scott Calls it a “Complete Waste of Time”

Yesterday's impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened with a stirring speech by Congressman Jamie Raskin. And the hearings have only…

3 years ago

Andrew Cuomo Unloads On Mitch McConnell And Rick Scott

Gov. Andrew Cuomo unloaded on Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rick Scott for refusing aid to states hardest hit by the…

4 years ago

GOP’s Florida Debacle Raises Question: Will Coronavirus Change the Way Americans Think About Unemployment?

Americans enduring unemployment have typically, in the culture of the U.S. political economy, not been responded to with sympathy but…

4 years ago

Rick Scott Introduces Amendment To Stop Future Impeachment Of Trump Accomplices

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL)introduced a constitutional amendment that would raise the threshold for the House to impeach an elected official…

4 years ago

Rick Scott Praises Trump’s Innocence After Russia Got Him His Senate Seat

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) won his Senate seat after Russian hackers attacked 4 Florida counties in 2018. Now, he is…

4 years ago

Opinion: The GOP is Silent on Russian Interference and Trump’s Dangerous Behavior Because They’re in on it

Media pundits often wonder why Republicans have turned a blind eye to and refused to call out the myriad and…

5 years ago

Democrats Can’t Stop Winning As Judge Gives Florida Voters More Time To Correct Ballots

Florida’s Republican Governor, Rick Scott, along with the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee has filed an appeal of a federal judge's…

5 years ago

Schumer Tells Trump to Stop ‘Bullying, Harassing & Lying’ About Recounts

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has had enough of Donald Trump. On Tuesday he demanded that the president "stop bullying,…

5 years ago

Trump Continues Bogus Florida Fraud Claims, Says Recounts Should Stop

President Donald Trump declared that “an honest vote count is no longer possible” in the controversial Florida midterm elections for…

5 years ago

Republicans Are Carrying Out An Assault On Democracy In Florida

Yesterday, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) sent out a series of  Tweets implying a vast conspiracy was taking place due to…

5 years ago

Trump Charges Corruption As Scott Files Florida Lawsuit

President Donald Trump has interjected himself into another election controversy. On Thursday evening he said that law enforcement was examining…

5 years ago

Fears of Florida Defeats Bring Desperation to the White House

Recent polls show that Democrat Andrew Gillum has maintained a lead over Trump-endorsed rival Ron DeSantis in the race to…

5 years ago

Florida Democrats Ask For Voter Registration Extension Due to Hurricane

With Hurricane Michael on a path to devastate 300 miles of northwest Florida coastline tomorrow afternoon, Florida Democrats want the…

6 years ago

Bill Nelson Pulls Ahead of Rick Scott In Critical Florida Senate Race

According to a highly-respected opinion poll released on Tuesday Democratic Senator Bill Nelson of Florida has taken a significant lead over…

6 years ago

Dem Poll Has Gillum Leading DeSantis By 5 in Florida

Bernie Sanders-supported progressive Democrat Andrew Gillum, the thirty-something mayor of Tallahassee, is leading Trump-supported right-wing Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis (Fla.)…

6 years ago

Nelson Won’t Back Down on Russian Hacking Claims in Florida

Russian hacking of U.S. elections is becoming a big issue in the U.S. Senate race in Florida between incumbent Democratic…

6 years ago

Rick Scott Is Already Accused of Violating Federal Fundraising Rule

A newly filed complaint has been lodged against Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Political Action Committee (PAC) for violating federal campaign…

6 years ago

Trump Crony Rick Scott Running for U.S. Senate in Florida

If you care about the environment, education, gun control or any progressive values, Rick Scott has been a disaster as…

6 years ago

Florida Nursing Home Residents Died Because Rick Scott Ignored Their Calls

The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Hollywood nursing home called Florida Governor Rick Scott's cell three times asking for…

7 years ago

District Judge Assails Florida GOP’s “Election-Rigging” War on Voting

“’I know it (obscenity) when I see it.’ Likewise, this Court knows disenfranchisement when it sees it and it is…

8 years ago

Victory For Democracy: Judge Extends Florida’s Voter Registration Deadline By A Week

The new deadline to register to vote in the Sunshine state is Oct. 18.

8 years ago

Federal Court Ignores Trump-Supporting Governor, Extends Voter Registration In Florida

The GOP knows that when fewer people turn out to the polls, they have a better chance of being successful.

8 years ago

Governor Scott Orders 1.5 Million Floridians to Flee the Result of Climate Change

"Scientists are confident that as we continue to heat up the oceans, we’re going to see more of these high-end…

8 years ago

Little Acknowledgment That LGBT People Were Targeted in Orlando Gun Massacre

"This is an especially heartbreaking day for our friends, our fellow Americans, who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender."

8 years ago

Morning Joe Tries To Get Its Credibility Back By Kicking Rick Scott Off The Show

MSNBC's Morning Joe has given Donald Trump and unlimited and virtually uncontested platform to spew his gibberish and hate, but…

8 years ago

Louie Gohmert: It’s Obama’s Fault We’re all Idiots

I paraphrase, but not by much. Gohmert uses nuns, the Posse Comitatus Act, and Waco 1993 to prove Obama is…

9 years ago

Florida Descends Into Budget Chaos As Republicans Squabble Over Medicaid Expansion

Although the Florida Republican Party has one-party control of the state government, they are simply unable and unwilling to govern.

9 years ago

Editorial Cartoon: The Sopranos

Rick Scott, who refuses to expand Medicaid and thereby denies more than 800,000 a chance for medical insurance, went on…

9 years ago

Florida Governor Rick Scott Flip-Flops On Medicaid Expansion Again, Now Opposes It

Governor Scott has reversed his position and he now opposes Medicaid expansion after briefly supporting it. Ironically, he blames Obama.

9 years ago

Gov. Rick Scott Banned Talk of “Global Warming” and “Climate Change”

Rick Scott's administration banned use of terms like global warming and climate change, but denial won't turn sea level rise…

9 years ago

Florida Governor Rick Scott Abandons Efforts To Require Drug Tests For Welfare Recipients

Passing up a deadline to appeal to the Supreme Court, Florida Governor Rick Scott ended efforts to require drug testing…

9 years ago

The Republican Cult of the Penis Has Replaced Christianity

The GOP has concocted a religion that has nothing to do with Jesus and everything to do with what you…

9 years ago

The Significant Role That Stupidity Played in Republicans Winning Control of Congress

The sad fact is that the stupidity that drove the results of the midterms is not reserved to the Republican…

9 years ago

Rachel Maddow Reveals How Minimum Wage And Pot Ballot Measures May Push Dems To Victory

During Monday night's episode of The Rachel Maddow Show, host Rachel Maddow discussed popular ballot measures in a number of…

9 years ago

Charlie Crist Leads Rick Scott In a Florida Governor’s Race Where Every Vote Will Matter

The Florida governor's election is close with Democrat Charlie Crist at 42% among likely voters, and incumbent Republican Rick Scott…

9 years ago

How Chris Christie And Other Republicans Would Control The Voting Mechanisms

Unless you are a rich and a member of the GOP, Republicans don't want you to vote.

9 years ago

Chris Christie Advocates For Election Rigging By Republicans Controlling The “Voting Mechanism”

Christie may not have the anti-voter credentials of some of his Republican brethren, but he does not support the right…

9 years ago

Republicans Governors Facing Extinction As Democratic Wave Looms

While the mainstream media is obsessed with the contest for control of the Senate, Democrats are poised to wipe out…

10 years ago

Double Whammy: Democrats Are In a Position To Beat Both Rick Scott and Rick Snyder

Two new polls reveal that Democrats are in a position to beat both Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, and Gov.…

10 years ago

Democrat Charlie Crist Surges and Opens Up a 6 Point in Florida Governor’s Race

More good news for Democrats out of Florida where former Gov. Charlie Crist has jumped out to six point lead…

10 years ago

Rick Scott Breaks The Law By Using On Duty Cops As Props At Campaign Event

Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) broke the law this week when he used on duty officers as political props at an…

10 years ago

Republicans Are Laying Our Throats Bare for Their Corporate Masters

This is the GOP of the 21st century - secretive and extreme - a party that pretends to populism but…

10 years ago

Crazy Tea Party Congressman Suggests Only Property Owners Should Be Allowed To Vote

The watchdog group Right Wing Watch recently uncovered video footage of Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) telling voters in his district…

10 years ago

Democrats On Verge Of Flipping Florida’s 13th District As Alex Sink Up 7 Points

In a poll released on Thursday by the Tampa Bay Times, Democrat Alex Sink holds a 7-point lead over Republican…

10 years ago

Democrat Charlie Crist Continues To Hold Commanding Lead Over Rick Scott In Florida

  In a poll released on Wednesday by the University of Florida, Democrat and former Florida Governor Charlie Crist holds…

10 years ago

Voters Want Rick Scott Gone as Democrat Charlie Crist Opens an 8 Point Lead In Florida

In the most recent Quinnipiac poll released on Thursday, Florida voters continued to voice their displeasure for current Republican Governor…

10 years ago

Coke Snorting GOP Congressman Trey Radel Will Finally Resign On Monday

Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) has stated that he will resign from Congress effective 6:30 PM ET on Monday. The embattled…

10 years ago

Obamacare Delivers Knockout Blow To GOP As Majority Of States Have Expanded Medicaid

The further we go along into the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and more people see what it offers…

10 years ago

GOP Whines About Charlie Crist Speaking to a Gay Paper and Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

On New Year's Eve, Watermark, a noted Florida-based LGBT publication, published an interview that the paper's founder, Tom Dyer, had…

10 years ago

Judge Sticks It to Rick Scott By Ruling Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients Unconstitutional

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven struck down a 2011 Florida law requiring welfare applicants to undergo drug tests.

10 years ago

Rick Perry Under Investigation for Coercion of a Public Servant

It is no surprise that Rick Perry now finds himself being investigated for abuse of office charges and coercion revolving…

11 years ago

Rick Scott Is Back With a New Scheme To Purge the Vote In Florida

In Florida, it's deja vu all over again. Rick Scott is back in the business of purging the vote. The…

11 years ago

Republicans Go On a Nationwide Rampage Of Eliminating Laws That Protect Americans

Republicans are on a tear to disable the federal government's ability to serve the people much like Republican-controlled states like…

11 years ago

Rick Scott Thinks That He Can Buy Another Term As Florida Governor

Gov. Rick Scott thinks that Florida voters will be fooled by $80 million in television advertising into electing him for…

11 years ago

Charlie Crist Leads Rick Scott By 12 Points in Latest Florida Poll

The latest PPP poll of the potential Florida governor's race finds Gov. Rick Scott trailing former Gov. Charlie Crist by…

11 years ago

GOP Florida Lt Gov Jennifer Carroll Resigns Amid Racketeering Probe

Florida Republican Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll resigned abruptly Tuesday amid a gambling scandal and racketeering probe into Allied Veterans, a…

11 years ago

When Republicans Govern, Government is the Problem

North Carolina's Governor, Pat McCrory is a classic example of why when Republicans govern, government is the problem.

11 years ago

When Democrats don’t show up, Republicans like Rick Scott get to hijack elections. VOTE.

In Florida, in 2008 8.4 million people voted; in 2010 only 5.3 million did. Margin of victory for Rick Scott?…

11 years ago

Will Florida Early Voting Be Extended after Packages Detonated at Polling Place?

Two suspicious packages caused authorities to shut down an early voting location in Winter Park, Florida for several hours today.

11 years ago

Republicans Secretly Continue To Purge Voters In Florida

In Florida, while agreeing to a settlement with voter advocacy groups that had sued over the voter purge, behind the…

12 years ago

Spiritual Hurricanes and an Aura of Unreality Surround GOP Convention

Most of us like a little reality in our diet, but the Republican Convention seems to be focused more on…

12 years ago

Federal Court Strikes Down Another Rick Scott Voter Suppression Law

A Federal court partially struck down a Republican law that reduced the number of early voting days from 12 to…

12 years ago

The Unlikeables: GOP Convention to Feature America’s Most Disliked Politicians

The 2012 GOP convention will be headlined by the least popular nominee in 28 years, but the RNC is also…

12 years ago

Republican Governors Declare Independence from Human Compassion

Unsatisfied with their callous performances as governors, some of the GOP's cruelest politicians have ratcheted up their psychopath game to…

12 years ago

Americans Get a Bitter Taste of Who Mitt Romney Really Is

Americans are getting a clearer picture of Willard Romney and besides being a wealthy, out of touch elitist and pathological…

12 years ago

Republicans Are Fast and Furious about Suppressing the Vote in Florida

The partisan decision to charge Eric Holder with contempt of Congress has nothing to do with a love for the…

12 years ago

Rick Scott Sues Homeland Security In Order to Cover Up His Constitutional Crimes

Rick Scott is suing the Department of Homeland Security in the name of accessing its database, but the real point…

12 years ago

87% Of Rick Scott’s Florida Voter Purge Targets Are People of Color

More evidence of the real motivation behind Rick Scott's Florida voter purge is that 87% of the people he has…

12 years ago

Rick Scott’s Voter Purge Powers Obama to the Lead in Florida

Holy backfire, Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s attempt to purge the voting roles in Florida is not only wildly unpopular. It…

12 years ago

Rick Scott Dares the DOJ To Stop His Illegal Florida Voter Purge

Rick Scott is the personification of a child governor, and he will stop at nothing to rig the vote to…

12 years ago

Bad Data From Rick Scott Leads 2 Florida Counties To Suspend Voter Purge

Palm Beach and Hillsborough Counties have suspended the voter purge in those counties because the information they received from Rick…

12 years ago

Every Day Across Our Nation GOP Healthcare Hunger Games are Killing People

Meet some of the real life victims of health care politics in the 'conservative republic' of America, where only the…

12 years ago