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JU Poll: Donald Trump leads, Carly Fiorina and Marco Rubio rise, Jeb Bush steady

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Donald Trump remains the front-runner among Republican presidential candidates in Florida, with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush maintaining strong support, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina surging, neurosurgeon Ben Carson losing some ground and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio on the rise, according to a Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute poll of registered Republican likely voters released today. The Jacksonville University PPI Poll, conducted from Sept. 17-22, shows a major shakeup in Florida, with five candidates polling in double digits in a tightening…

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New survey shows Floridians support Medicaid expansion, medical marijuana and same-sex marriage

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With a Republican governor and overwhelmingly GOP-led Legislature, Florida is being well served by its legislators in Tallahassee, right? Not exactly. A new Public Policy Polling survey released on Thursday shows that 58 percent of Floridians want Medicaid expansion. Independents support it by 57 percent, while there is a 12-point difference among Republicans (33-45). Despite those numbers, the Florida House remains obstinate in refusing to try to work with the state Senate on a hybrid expansion plan. Such a program…

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