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Rick Scott: The GOP ‘Must Get Back to Being the Party of Ideas’

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke at Heritage Action’s Sentinel Summit and said the following: “Hello conservatives! Let’s give another round of applause for Jessica Anderson and Kevin Roberts. Jessica and Kevin are such fighters,...

School Closures Might Hurt Democrats in Florida Come 2022

In a recent segment, CNN reporter Pamela Brown asked mothers of school children why Republican Glen Youngkin won the Virginia gubernatorial race earlier this month on education issues. The answer was simple--“school closures.” School moms said the...
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Val Demings Launches Bid to Challenge Marco Rubio

Both the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) and the National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) echoed that line of attack as the two groups released statements on Wednesday morning painting Demings as a “Pelosi puppet.”

Alan Grayson Files to Run Against Marco Rubio, for New Congressional Seat in 2022

One of the most outspoken liberals in Florida politics with a knack for bashing the GOP, Grayson has had a roller-coaster career over the past decade and a half.

Florida’s Elected Officials React to Kamala Harris in Jacksonville Showcasing Stimulus Efforts

Harris appeared in Jacksonville on Monday to trumpet the $1.9 trillion federal relief that Democrats in Congress passed and President Joe Biden signed into law earlier this month.
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Rick Scott Opposes New Stimulus, Raising National Minimum Wage

Florida’s junior senator is blasting what is being proposed by the president and U.S. House leadership as too much.
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Bob Menendez Blocks Rick Scott’s Religious Liberty Resolution

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution “defending the First Amendment to the United States Constitution – the right to freely exercise one’s religion” as efforts to reduce religious service attendance continue due to the pandemic only to see a Democratic senator block it. 

Rick Scott Taps McKinley Lewis to Serve as Communications Director

After taking over as the chairman of the National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC), Scott shuffled his team moving Jackie Schutz Zeckman, who had been his chief of staff, to serve as the executive director of the NRSC. She will be replaced by Craig Carbone who had been serving as deputy chief of staff. John Tupps took over as Scott’s state director as Leda Williams Kelly left his team. Chris Hartline, who had been Scott’s communications director, will take on that role over at the NRSC.

Rick Scott: ‘Raising Tuition on Families is a Tax Increase’

“Raising tuition on families is a tax increase. And, it’s a tax increase that harms Floridians’ ability to achieve the American dream of earning a higher education diploma. As families are still struggling to recover from the coronavirus, leaders in Florida should absolutely not consider raising tuition,” Scott said before pointing to his record in Tallahassee.  

Rick Scott Brings on New Chief of Staff, Brings His Team Over to NRSC

Scott weighed in on his new Senate office team on Thursday. 

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Pitch in to Keep Georgia Senate Seats Republican

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other Republican senators in throwing their support behind U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s, R-Ga., “Securing Our Elections Act.”

Rick Scott Takes Over the NRSC for 2022 Election Cycle

Scott faced no opposition to be the chairman of the NRSC, taking over from U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind.