THE BUZZ: FLORIDA POLITICS

Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas?

TALLAHASSEE On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite. As other politicians had done before and would do after, Scott was departing for historic King Ranch, one of North America's premier hunting grounds. The trips, rec …

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