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Florida could be litmus test for Health Care Reform

November 16, 2011

Florida has a regulation requiring insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of premiums on medical costs. Could this upend efforts to implement health-care reform nationwide. The Washington Post has more http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/in-florida-a-regulatory-battle-that-could-up-end-health-reform/2011/11/14/gIQAFeonMN_blog.html…

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Cain stumbles again

November 15, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain stumbled Monday when answering a question about whether he agreed or disagreed with President Barack Obama’s approach to handling the Libyan crisis. Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel…

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First gambling workshop tomorrow

November 15, 2011

Sun-Sentinel reports: Executives from gambling companies are prepping for Wednesday’s workshop on the destination resort bill filed by Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, and Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami. Andy Abboud, vice president of government relations for…

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Video: SNL vs. actual GOP debate

November 14, 2011

In case you were busy on Saturday night and missed the latest Republican presidential debate, it was all about foreign policy and very little new ground was broken. Instead the more entertaining — and probably influential…

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The P.R. Nightmare continues…

November 14, 2011

Herman Cain says a man’s pizza is a reflection of his masculinity… or I guess that is what he was saying, : “”A manly man don’t want it piled high with vegetables! He would call that…