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Video: Gus Bilirakis hears (loudly) about the Affordable Care Act at town hall meeting

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In the summer of 2009, Democrats heard angrily from Tea Party members about the Affordable Care Act, which President Obama ultimately signed into law in 2010. Eight years later, it appears Republicans are facing similar heat at their town halls when it comes to repealing the ACA. Saturday morning in Palm Harbor, Congressman Gus Bilirakis heard clearly (and loudly) from some voters that the GOP better act very carefully regarding the potential of taking people’s health care away. Many in the audience…

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Darryl Paulson: Florida – Land of electile dysfunction

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During and after the 2016 presidential election, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump complained about “millions of people who voted illegally.” He offered no proof to his charge, and virtually all state supervisors of elections found little evidence of fraud. It is “big news” when a single case of vote fraud emerges. It would be the story of the decade if 3 million individuals cast fraudulent votes as Trump alleges. When Sara Sosa of Colorado voted in the 2010, 2011, 2012…

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