Last Friday, Rick Scott was grilled at a Republican Party caucus meeting about whether he personally profited from abortions performed at the hospital chain where he served as CEO. Today (surprise, surprise) Scott’s opponent in the Republican primary, Attorney General Bill McCollum, is hitting Scott with those very same charges, in a new ad:
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