Gov. Rick Scott

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Medical Marijuana Gains Traction In The Deep South

Medical marijuana has been a non-starter in recent years in the Deep South, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills. That now appears to be changing, with proposals to allow a form of medical marijuana gaining momentum in a handful of Southern states.



Too Much Truth – Dream Defenders Takes Over Florida

Young supporters of Trayvon Martin have come together to form a group called Dream Defenders to protest against the stand your ground law in Florida. They have recently taken over Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s office […]


Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is among many Republican governors softening their tone on national health care legislation. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Governors Walk Thin Line For Federal Health Care

Both Republican governors face re-election in states that Obama won twice, Christie in 2013 and Scott in 2014. And both will encounter well-financed Democrats.



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