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White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

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Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave “Obamacare” in place and move on to other issues if Friday’s vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers,…

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New Florida poll shows Marco Rubio at 50%, Patrick Murphy at 43%

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Sen. Marco Rubio has a big lead over Rep. Patrick Murphy in Florida’s U.S. Senate race. A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Rubio leads Murphy, 50 percent to 43 percent. The poll found 7 percent of respondents said they were either voting for someone else or didn’t know. The latest poll of 884 likely Florida voters was conducted from Nov. 3 through Nov. 6. It has a margin of error of 3.3 percent. Rubio has the backing of 93 percent…

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Florida poll: Hillary Clinton 46%, Donald Trump 45%

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Florida is just too close to call. A new Quinnipiac University poll shows just 1 percentage point separates Hillary Clinton from Donald Trump in the Sunshine State. According to the poll, Clinton is at 46 percent, followed by Trump at 45 percent. Libertarian Gary Johnson is at 3 percent, while Green Party candidate Jill Stein is at 1 percent. “As the 2016 presidential race hits the finish line, both Florida and North Carolina are virtual ties with Clinton at 46…

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Marco Rubio has a 6-point lead over Patrick Murphy in new Florida poll

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Another day, another poll showing Sen. Marco Rubio ahead in the Sunshine State’s U.S. Senate race. A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Rubio has a 6 percentage point lead over Rep. Patrick Murphy. According to the poll, 50 percent of respondents backed Rubio, compared to 44 percent for Murphy. Five percent of voters said they either didn’t know who they were voting for or were voting for someone else. The poll of 626 likely Florida voters has a margin…

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Hillary Clinton at 46%, Donald Trump at 45% in new Florida poll

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Just one point percentage separates Hillary Clinton from Donald Trump in the Sunshine State. A new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows a tight race in Florida. The survey of likely voters shows 46 percent support for Clinton, compared to 45 percent who back Trump. Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein both received 2 percent support. The survey of 626 likely Florida voters was conducted Oct. 27 through Nov. 1. It has a margin of error of…

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CBS poll shows dead heat between Patrick Murphy, Marco Rubio

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The Patrick Murphy campaign had more to cheer about Sunday after a CBS News poll showed the first-term congressman within striking distance of incumbent Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. The poll showed Rubio with 44 percent support among registered Florida voters compared to 42 percent support for Murphy, with 8 percent undecided and 6 percent saying they would vote for a different candidate. Last week a poll from Opinion Savvy showed the Murphy, a Democrat, tied with Rubio at 46 percent…

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New poll shows Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy running neck-and-neck in U.S. Senate race

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Florida’s U.S. Senate race is coming down to the wire. A new Quinnipiac University poll showed a dead heat between Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Patrick Murphy. According to the poll, 49 percent of Floridians said they were backing Rubio, compared to 47 percent who picked Murphy. The poll of 660 likely Florida voters was conducted from Oct. 10 through Oct. 16. It has a margin of error of 3.8 percent. The newest poll shows Murphy is gaining ground on…

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