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Gov. Rick Scott brings familiar message to CPAC



Florida Gov. Rick Scott brought his familiar message of more jobs, less government and lower taxes to Washington, D.C., on Saturday morning, making his speaking debut at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

CPAC, as it's known, is a high-profile event for Republicans who want higher office or influence over the direction of the conservative movement.

Scott crafted his usual talking points for the 2012 presidential campaign, telling Republican candidates to stay focused on jobs.

"The issues when I ran for governor in Florida in 2010 were not much different than the issues this year. In fact, there is one issue that stands head and shoulders above everything else: creating jobs for Americans," Scott said.

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[Last modified: Saturday, February 11, 2012 6:41pm]


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