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Democrat Edward James files for House run in Sarasota’s HD 72

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After several weeks of deliberation, Edward James III has made it official — the Sarasota-born Democrat told SaintPetersBlog he filed 2016 campaign paperwork on Tuesday to run in House District 72. James said he was spurred to run by what he called the “cold-heartedness” of the GOP-led House, which abruptly adjourned and left town early last month in opposition to the Senate-led “FHIX” proposal to expand healthcare access to uninsured Floridians by drawing down federal Medicaid dollars left on the table. “You…

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