Davie, FL (AP) - Gubernatorial candidates Rick Scott and Alex
Sink traded fewer barbs and focused on policy differences in their
During the nearly hour-long exchange Wednesday night in a forum
at Nova Southeastern University, Republican Scott, 57, often
avoided answering questions directly but reiterated promises not to
raise taxes, to support the Florida's FCAT education exam and the
state's law outlawing gay adoptions.
Democrat Sink, 62, said the FCAT exam is flawed. She slammed
Scott for seeking to deregulate the state's insurance industry and
touted the endorsements from editorial boards and law enforcement
Scott is the ex-hospital corporation CEO who financed his own
primary campaign. Sink is a former bank president turned Florida
chief financial officer.
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