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Florida Gov. Rick Scott at a news conference in May in Miami. A decision by a federal judge to strike down the state's procedure for restoring voting rights to felons who have served their time is seen as a defeat for the governor. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The Trump administration will cancel plans to allow oil drilling off the coasts of Florida at the request of Gov. Rick Scott, seen in Doral, Fla., last year. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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People crowd Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as evacuation is underway on Thursday. Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With A Hurricane Approaching Florida, Airline Algorithms Show No Sympathy

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who led state opposition to the federal Affordable Care Act, met with reporters in Tallahassee after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the bulk of the law. Scott, a Republican, has made his opposition central to his re-election campaign. Steve Cannon/AP hide caption

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The federal government has awarded about $67 million in grants to groups around the country that will help people shop for health coverage. But Florida Gov. Rick Scott says the guidelines for these so-called navigators are inadequate. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fla. Balks At Insurance Navigators As Obamacare Deadline Nears

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, long a foe of the administration's health overhaul, reversed course and agree to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid in the state. J Pat Carter/AP hide caption

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"Not one U.S. citizen has been eliminated from the voter rolls," Florida Gov. Rick Scott tells NPR's Michel Martin. "Not one." Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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