Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s neck-snapping policy reversals and decisions to back higher teacher pay and Medicaid expansion are complicating politics for both major parties as Florida’s annual legislative session begins this week.
With next year’s governor’s race in mind, Democrats were looking ahead to the two-month session as a chance to continue demonizing Scott as an unpopular tea party toady. Now, suddenly, he’s a sometimes ally — at least on these key issues.
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