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Will health reform hurt President Obama and Bill Nelson in Florida?

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A Florida poll released over the weekend showed an angry, confused and fearful electorate lashing out at President Obama and health-care reforms. Florida Democratic Senator Bill Nelson got caught in the backlash, the poll indicates, a sign of trouble for fellow Democrats in this year’s elections. The results prompted many readers who support Obama and reform to question the accuracy of the poll. The statewide Mason-Dixon poll of 625 registered voters found that Obama’s favorable ratings plunged from 50 percent…

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Kendrick Meek calls for health reform approval through reconciliation, says he’s only 10,000 signatures away from goal

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Kendrick Meek on Friday called for a simple majority vote and reconciliation process to approve President Obama’s health care reforms. “We Floridians deserve an up-and-down vote on health care,” the Democratic candidate said at a campaign rally here. “There can be no ‘let’s start all over again.’ We can’t move the goal post further and further away. We need health care and we need it to be affordable.” Meek, who addressed 50 supporters at the St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church,…

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Kendrick Meek calls for health reform approval through reconciliation, says he’s only 10,000 signatures away from goal

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Kendrick Meek on Friday called for a simple majority vote and reconciliation process to approve President Obama’s health care reforms. “We Floridians deserve an up-and-down vote on health care,” the Democratic candidate said at a campaign rally here. “There can be no ‘let’s start all over again.’ We can’t move the goal post further and further away. We need health care and we need it to be affordable.” Meek, who addressed 50 supporters at the St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church,…

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