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Joe Henderson: Lawmakers may write health care bill, but the people always have final say

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If you have many hours to spend on a project where the only sure thing is that you will have a headache at the end, the full text of the U.S. Senate Republican health care proposal is available online. I tried reading it all. I really did. I made it about 20 pages before I realized it was a fool’s errand. Read this one snippet, copied and pasted from the actual draft of the bill, and you will understand why:…

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Hospitals hopeful on Medicaid following meeting with D.C. delegation

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Florida’s congressional delegation is onboard with efforts by hospitals that provide charity care to persuade the Trump administration to treat the state more fairly under the Medicaid program, representatives said following meetings in Washington. Members of the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida met this week with senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, and with House members Carlos Curbelo, Stephanie Murphy, and Ted Yoho, and with aides to other members of the delegation. “We had a very warm reception at Sen. Rubio’s office. He was very well…

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Blogosphere chews on idea of Charlie Crist becoming a GDI (that’s God D–n Independent to you non-frat guys)

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Conservative bloggers think Crist will soon drop out of the GOP primary, now that two consecutive polls show him trailing Rubio: •RedState‘s Erick Erickson: “Rasmussen has the political earthquake out today. Charlie Crist’s team was unavailable for comment as they were in the bathroom collectively unable to contain themselves. […] Maybe this is why the media is reporting Charlie Crist had beakfast in Miami with [VP] Joe Biden the other day. Perhaps Crist is planning on jumping ship or taking…

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Blogosphere chews on idea of Charlie Crist becoming a GDI (that’s God D–n Independent to you non-frat guys)

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Conservative bloggers think Charlie Crist will soon drop out of the GOP primary, now that two consecutive polls show him trailing Marco Rubio: •RedState‘s Erick Erickson: “Rasmussen has the political earthquake out today. Charlie Crist’s team was unavailable for comment as they were in the bathroom collectively unable to contain themselves. […] Maybe this is why the media is reporting Charlie Crist had beakfast in Miami with [VP] Joe Biden the other day. Perhaps Crist is planning on jumping ship…

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