Scott, who oversaw one of the largest healthcare fraud settlements in U.S. history as CEO of a hospital chain, is a multimillionaire who has self-funded his past campaigns. The National Republican Senatorial Committee launched a digital ad Monday that goes after Democrats such as Nelson who voted against the tax bill approved by Congress late a year ago.
Scott's challenge is bad news for Democrats, who are defending nine other Senate seats in states that Trump won in 2016.
Republicans responded with a website, nomorenelson.org, paid for by the Republican Party of Florida, casting Nelson as a do-nothing career politician. The Nelson-Scott race will be expensive - and nasty. Nelson is an establishment candidate, which Scott clearly hopes to emphasize.
Rick Scott speaks after the end of the legislative session at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Sunday, March 11, 2018.
Ketha Otis, a Vocational Rehabilitation Technician and president of AFSCME Local 2862, said that she and her fellow state employees are not going to let the two-term governor "falsely portray his slash and burn record". "That's not what I call jobs", said Lyte-Johnson, the president of the Democratic Women's Club of West Orange County. "And, this is a "grudge match" election; so I think it's going to be very negative, very loud".
As the person Scott is challenging in the election has been a member of the Senate since the closing days of the Clinton Administration, a campaign centered around changing the Beltway is likely to catch the attention of many voters otherwise jaded by politics.
"I've always run every race like there's no tomorrow -regardless of my opponent", Nelson said Monday.
The race will take place fresh off the tragic shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 students and staff dead and kick-started a national student movement that's captured the attention of lawmakers from coast to coast.
"In the Senate Rick Scott would do what he's always done: look out for himself at Floridians' expense", Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee spokesman David Bergstein said Monday. Scott can put his own money into the campaign, but those close to him say he will rely most heavily on funding from donors.
One video shared by activists showed bodies of about a dozen children, women and men, some with foam at the mouth. U.S. government sources say Washington's assessment of Saturday attack was that chemical weapons were used.
Interestingly, Digitimes expects Apple to start developing microLED panels for the Apple Watch as early as the end of the year. Apple has to walk the fine line of moving away from Intel chips without sacrificing the speed and capabilities of its Macs.
The match Bayern Munich Vs Sevilla is scheduled on Wednesday the 11th of April at 21H45 Mecca time , at Allianz Arena , Munich. Bayern Munich announce that they will play fixtures in the United States ahead of the start of the next Bundesliga campaign.
It was a unusual match, but brilliantly executed, leaving the fans questioning whether or not it would happen all night. He took 6 F5s, managed to kick-out, was coated in blood, and still managed to cop a verbal beating from the internet.
Google officials told us most the work done at the data center here will serve the southeast region of the united states. This story originally appeared on the Alabama Department of Commerce's Made in Alabama website .
Vice President Mike Pence will travel in his place. "At the president's request, the vice-president will travel in his stead". He can work on his relationship with South America later, when he can stomach meeting its leaders.
MSFT had 3 sales and 0 insider purchases since February 16, 2018. 6,967 shares were sold by Skiadas Anthony T, worth $346,957. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share. (NYSE:KMI) for 9,453 shares.
Mr Nonaka was born on July 25, 1902, just months before Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity. He reads a newspaper after breakfast every morning, and loves to watch sumo wrestling and samurai dramas on TV.
West Ham are scheduled to face off against Stoke, Arsenal, Manchester City, Leicester, Manchester United , and Everton. West Ham United's Javier " Chicharito " Hernandez celebrates his goal at Chelsea with teammate Marko Arnautovic.
Stop Everything: Kate Middleton To Give Birth Any Day Now!
Believed to be due mid April, it's only a matter of time before Kate Middleton and Prince William welcome royal baby number three. If the Royal Baby is born April 21, the child will share a birthday with the Queen, who turns a spry 92 this year.
Anthony Rizzo: 'I want to play' in Cubs' home opener
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Oil prices rally on eased trade tensions
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Bill Cosby Paid Accuser Nearly $3.4M, Prosecutor Claims
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Carolina Reaper is world hottest pepper
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Cohen Raid Could Be Breaking Point for Trump
Trump also called the probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into 2016 election meddling "an attack on our country". The $130,000 payment, of which Trump says he was unaware, came weeks before the 2016 presidential election.
Ronaldo, Griezmann score in Madrid derby draw
He said: "They're all important for me and he'll be an important player until the end of the season". But in the second half, we came forward more and created danger. "True, nobody else does that".
Trump in rape claims over migrant caravan
He and his family moved to the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas from a border town in Mexico when Villarreal was just a child. If by "rethink how to help migrants", NBC means "surrender them to Mexican authorities" that story is roughly accurate.