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Congress’ analyst: Millions to lose coverage under GOP bill

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Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation’s health care system, and the number would balloon to 24 million by 2026, Congress’ budget analysts projected Monday. Their report deals a stiff blow to a GOP drive already under fire from both parties and large segments of the medical industry. The Congressional Budget Office report undercuts a central argument President Donald Trump and Republicans have cited for swiftly rolling back the 2010 health care…

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Today on Context Florida: Confederate flags, Keep Florida Healthy and balanced budgets

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Today on Context Florida: Those who flaunt the Confederate flag insist that it symbolizes “heritage,” not hate. Call it what they will, says Martin Dyckman, but that heritage is a heritage of hate. Through all this ghastly history the Confederate battle flag served as a symbol of the lost “cause” that had led to it all, and, inescapably, of the hatred that has long outlasted the cause and still haunts this nation. Gov. Rick Scott touted the 2015 state budget as…

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