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June 9, 2014 8:41 PM

Gov. Scott 'turnaround' on tuition for illegals assailed as political pandering

When Rick Scott made his maverick push for Florida governor four years ago, the Republican took a hard line against illegal immigration he used to assail his main GOP rival for the job. But with a tight re-election campaign looming, the incumbent is making a concentrated push to win over Hispanic voters. Scott’s latest bid to redo his image came Monday when Florida joined more than three dozen other states in the nation that offer in-state tuition rates to high school students living in the country illegally.

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