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What the Rick Scott Decision Says About the Future of Health Care in the U.S.
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In 2009, Rick Scott founded Conservatives for Patients’ Rights, a health care pressure group opposed to President Obama’s health reforms. In 2010, Scott ran for governor of Florida on a mission to repeal Obamacare. In 2012, Scott … will work to implement Obamacare. For some conservatives, it’s a shocking reversal. Leaders of Americans for Prosperity, the conservative organization backed by the influential Koch brothers, were publicly disappointed in the Florida governor — who not so long ago said the Affordable Care Act was “the biggest job killer in the history of the country.”