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Charlie Crist gives a thumbs down to GOP health care replacement for the ACA

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In recent weeks, Charlie Crist has heard loud and clear from constituents that he should stand behind the Affordable Care Act. On Tuesday, the St. Petersburg Republican registered his strong opposition to the Republican House replacement for the ACA that Democrats say will result in over 10 million Americans to lose their health care coverage. “The plan Republicans have put forward falls far short of current law — driving up health care costs, stripping away important protections, and leaving millions without coverage,” Crist said. “Even…

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On more than one issue, Republican Donald Trump sounds like a Democrat

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As he tries to charm Republicans still skeptical of his presidential candidacy, Donald Trump has a challenge: On several key issues, he sounds an awful lot like a Democrat. And on some points of policy, such as trade and national defense, the billionaire businessman could even find himself running to the left of Hillary Clinton, his likely Democratic rival in the general election. Trump is a classic Republican in many ways. He rails against environmental and corporate regulations, proposes dramatically…

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On Fox News, Speaker candidate Dan Webster says he thinks he can win some people over

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Florida U.S. Rep. Dan Webster has an even bigger eye on the speakership now that Kevin McCarthy has removed his name from the hat. During an interview on Fox News’ Shepard Smith Reporting, Webster said this may be an opportunity. “I believe I can win some people over,” he said. McCarthy, the former centrist pick to replace John Boehner, who abruptly announced he’d be leaving his post at the end of October, announced he was dropping out of the speakership…

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