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U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip Away

After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.

09/27/2012

Paul Ryan (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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Pharmacies Sue Florida Over Medicaid Drug Purchases

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Independent pharmacies are suing over contracts they say force Medicaid patients to obtain drugs from conglomerates based outside Florida. The Florida Pharmacy Association, several individual drug stores and pharmacists and a […]

07/27/2012

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

Govenor Rick Scot Campaigns In Miami.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Is Rising Large Amounts for Re-Election

Gov. Rick Scott is quickly — and somewhat quietly — building up a large campaign account for re-election even though the race is three years away.

CBS Tampa–02/21/2012

Nurses take care of a patient who was evacuated from a nursing home in Tomioka town, 60 km from the nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, in Koriyama on March 18, 2011. (Photo credit: KEN SHIMIZU/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Deals Blow to Advocates for Old, Disabled

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge struck a blow Tuesday to advocates for the elderly and disabled, removing class-action status from a lawsuit that had argued Florida illegally forces people into nursing homes when they are capable of living elsewhere.

CBS Tampa–01/03/2012

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Problems persist with Medicare fraud contractors

MIAMI (AP) — Contractors paid tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to detect fraudulent Medicare claims are using inaccurate and inconsistent data that makes it extremely difficult to catch bogus bills submitted by crooks, according to an inspector general’s report released Monday.

CBS Tampa–11/14/2011

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