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Mitch PerryFebruary 27, 2017
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Tampa Democratic Representative Kathy Castor says that a leaked GOP alternative plan for healthcare would have “dire consequences for families here in the state of Florida.” A draft bill detailing Republican plans to begin repealing and replacing many facets of the ACA would provide expanded tax credits and health savings accounts for individuals while reducing federal spending on tax subsidies and […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 30, 2016
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Two polls released Sunday show there is a very good chance Florida could choose Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton on Election Day. A NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll of 990 likely voters, conducted Oct. 25-26, shows Clinton up by just one point over Trump. Clinton comes in with 45 percent, while Trump gets 44 percent. Third party candidates […]

Jim RosicaOctober 18, 2016
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Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he’s just a “surrogate” who’s not “in control” of Donald Trump or his campaign. Christie, who unsuccessfully ran for president and now supports Trump as GOP nominee, spoke with NBC News’ Kelly O’Donnell Monday. The interview ran Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program. O’Donnell asked Christie, “Are you proud of the campaign […]

Mitch PerryOctober 11, 2016
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While some Republicans are jumping off the Donald Trump train with just four weeks until Election Day, Hillsborough County Republican Executive Committee Chair Deb Tamargo says the calls coming into her office on Monday supported the GOP presidential nominee, and were critical of Paul Ryan. The Speaker of the House told Congressional Republicans Monday they should feel free to stop supporting Trump if they […]

Mitch PerryOctober 10, 2016
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Marco Rubio issued a tweet Friday night condemning Donald Trump for his sexually lewd comments that surfaced from a 2005 video, but that’s not good enough for Patrick Murphy, his Democratic opponent in next month’s U.S. Senate race in Florida. “Florida women and families deserve better than a tweet,” Murphy said on a conference call Monday morning. “We’ve seen Marco Rubio play […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterSeptember 8, 2016
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The rise of social media has fundamentally changed politics. And that shift has created a system that “rewards loud voices not always backed up by facts,” said Luke Russert, a former NBC News correspondent. “We live in a hyper-connected world,” he said. “It has pushed the media to gin up content to feed the beast. […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 16, 2016
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Republicans nationwide think Donald Trump will be their party’s nominee, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey poll. The survey found 56 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters believe Trump will be the eventual Republican nominee; while 22 percent said Ted Cruz would be the nominee. Ten percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters said Marco Rubio […]


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