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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Enrages NRA, Passes School Safety and Gun Violence Bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a broad bill intended to step up safety in schools and curtain gun violence on Friday. The legislation marks a major break from Republican tradition. Scott, himself a member of the GOP, rattled the National … Continue reading

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Rick Gates Pleads Guilty After New Fraud Indictments, Manafort Maintains Innocence

On February 22, the investigative team led by special counsel Robert Mueller unsealed a series of new indictments against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, as well as his protégé Rick Gates. The documents, bringing the total number of charges … Continue reading

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Rick Perry’s proposed coal, nuclear compensation rule denied by US regulator

Enlarge / Industry. (credit: Kym Farnik) On Monday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied a rule proposed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry earlier this year (PDF) to compensate coal and nuclear generation facilities over and above the compensation they … Continue reading

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Might GOP start debating Texas crime and punishment with Rick Perry in the 2012 race?

Regular readers know that I always find fascinating when national political discussions and debate turn to issues of crime and punishment. And, because the record of Texas on such issues is so dynamic, I am both hopeful and intrigued that … Continue reading

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Rick Ehlert's Attorney Says: Jokingly Dropping a Cruise Ship Anchor is "Silly," But Not a Crime!

Last November, Cruise Law News (CLN) reported on the drunken cruise ship passenger who reportedly snuck into the control room and dropped anchor while the ship was sailing back to Tampa from Mexico. Daniel Castillo, Ehlert's defense attorney now claims … Continue reading

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