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  • Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott (center) gestures as he speaks with supporters on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. At left is Mr. Scott's wife, Ann. Florida's GOP voters chose the wealthy Mr. Scott, a political newcomer, over career public servant Bill McCollum as their candidate for governor. (AP Photo)

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Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum discusses the campaign while meeting with the Orlando Sentinel editorial board on Wednesday.

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Bill McCollum, Florida's attorney general, is involved in the challenge. The Florida case cites a violation of the 10th Amendment, which reserves those powers not spelled out under the federal government in the Constitution to the state governments, and argues that the health care law's expansion of state Medicaid programs threatens state sovereignty.

    HILLYER: McCollum: Real conservative in Florida race

    This may be the year for conservatives to fight the "establishment," but that certainly doesn't mean that every right-leaning newcomer is preferable to long-standing conservatives. Conservative leaders make a big mistake if they don't rally around just such a stalwart, the ever-reliable Bill McCollum, in his race for governor of Florida.

  • Political Scene

    A criminal-defense attorney for ousted Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer Monday promised to call to the stand some of the most powerful men in Florida politics - Gov. Charlie Crist, Attorney General Bill McCollum and state Republican chief John Thrasher.

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