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Male booty calls shock politician when he trolls for votes on Tinder

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Tinder is a great place to hook-up, allegedly. But it’s definitely not the right place to run a political campaign. One hopeful politician in Hawaii learned that the hard way. Greggor Ilagan, a County Councilman in Hawaii, decided to try his hand at some creative campaigning for a state senate seat by using the mobile dating app. He figured the “swipe right” system provided to allow users to communicate in Tinder would give him the ability to engage potential voters…

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Florida GDP outpacing all other large U.S. states, Rick Scott says

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Gov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday that the Sunshine State’s economic output grew faster than all other large states and even outpaced the national average in the second quarter of 2015.  “Florida’s GDP outpacing all other large states, and the nation as a whole, is another indicator that our economy continues to grow,” Scott said in a news release. “We have added over 1 million new jobs in the last five years and we are seeing the positive effects of this…

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Obama uses hospital funds to push Medicaid expansion

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The Obama administration is dialing up the pressure on a handful of states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under the federal health care overhaul. The leverage comes from a little-known federal fund that helps states and hospitals recoup some of the cost of caring for uninsured patients. The administration says states can just expand Medicaid, as the health care law provides, and then they wouldn’t need as much extra help with costs for the uninsured.…

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