Obamacare

Florida Governor Rick Scott says Republicans should start chipping away at eliminating the Affordable Care Act. He spoke to Fox News after attending a White House bill signing.

U.S. House of Representatives

The Chamber of Southwest Florida hosted U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-FL, Wednesday in Fort Myers. 

Before he spoke, Rooney reflected on earlier interactions with constituents in Florida's 19th Congressional district

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The AARP was among the groups who applauded last week's failure of the U.S. House of Representatives' healthcare overhaul. The AARP vocally opposed the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, calling the replacement plan an “age tax.”

Florida leads the nation in signups through the Affordable Care Act, and Orlando alone had more signups that 32 entire states.


Republicans pushed a budget through Congress on Friday that gives them an early but critical victory in their crusade to scrap President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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