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Mitch Perry Report for 5.26.15 — That other health care decision affecting Floridians

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Good morning to the unofficial beginning of Summer, which actually began in the Tampa Bay area several weeks ago, if you gauge it by when the temperature gets into the 90s on a regular basis. Sometime between now and our next federal holiday weekend, the U.S. Supreme Court is going to come down with some major decisions. None will have more impact than their verdict in King. v. Burwell. That’s where the nine justices will rule on whether the tax subsidies…

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Should Democrats Be Rooting for Charlie Crist?

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From Nate Silver: Florida Governor Charlie Crist will reportedly announce tomorrow that he is running for the United States Senate. At first glance this move — which would have surprised until we began to hear credible chatter about it from Republican insiders earlier this month — would seem like a real recruiting coup for the GOP. In contrast to most governors, Crist retains strong approval ratings; he is well ahead, moreover, of prospective Democratic opponents in early horse race polling.…

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