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Mitch Perry Report for 8.18.16 – The Affordable Care Act is getting less affordable

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There’s more news about the Affordable Care Act this week, and it ain’t that good. Aetna announced on Tuesday it would be pulling out of Florida and 10 other states next year, giving those on the government plan less options for choice here in the Sunshine State. There have always been problems with the ACA, and they’re starting to exacerbate. But the answer isn’t just to repeal it, like most congressional Republicans have invoked like a mantra for the past…

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Pam Keith slams Congressional Black Caucus’ endorsement of Patrick Murphy for Senate

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The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) PAC is endorsing Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate, and Pam Keith isn’t impressed. Murphy said he was proud to get the backing of the caucus Wednesday, saying, “In the Senate, I will fight for our progressive priorities, like fixing our broken criminal justice system, raising the minimum wage, and strengthening our middle class for hardworking families. “All Floridians deserve the opportunity to succeed, and I will fight for our families every day in the U.S. Senate.” It’s an important endorsement…

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