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Tallahassee insiders align themselves with Rick Scott
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Tallahassee insiders align themselves with Rick Scott

On the cusp of winning the Republican nomination for governor in Florida, Rick Scott cracked a joke on primary night alluding to powerful interests in Florida that had aligned themselves with his opponent, Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum: In Tallahassee tonight, the deal-makers are crying in their cocktails. Now those deal-makers — lobbyists, legislators and party fundraisers — are quickly teaming up with Scott to raise funds for his campaign and make an about-face on the man whom they spurned, attacked and campaigned against prior to Aug. 24.