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Mitch Perry Report for 8.3.16 – How many GOP candidates still “not there yet” on Trump?

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New York Representative Richard Hanna yesterday became the first Republican in Congress to say that not only could he not support Donald Trump for president (he said that months ago), but he now says he’ll be voting for Hillary Clinton in the fall. “While I disagree with her on many issues, I will vote for Mrs. Clinton,” Hanna wrote in an op-ed. I will be hopeful and resolute in my belief that being a good American who loves his country is…

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Kathy Castor files bill to spur investment, research in energy tech

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Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a federal rule for electricity markets that encourages grid operators to pay large users to reduce consumption at peak times, Tampa Bay area Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor filed an energy bill that she says will spur investment and research in widespread distributed energy technology, such as rooftop solar. “Energy efficiency and renewable sources are at the heart of our clean energy future,” said Castor. “We can create jobs by unleashing American ingenuity to cut…

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