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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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Ron DeSantis wants Obama to remove IRS commissioner — or else

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Jacksonville area GOP U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis says President Obama needs to fire IRS Commissioner  Josh Koskinen — and says if he fails to do so, Congress should impeach Koskinen. In an op-ed co-written in The Wall Street Journal with Ohio GOP U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan on Tuesday, the duo say that since Koskinen replaced acting Commissioner Daniel Werfel in 2013, he “has failed the American people by frustrating Congress’s attempts to ascertain the truth.” The reason for their ire is what they say has been a dereliction…

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