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Democrat leading in Florida race eyed as test of Obamacare
Democrat leading in Florida race eyed as test of Obamacare

A Democratic candidate who has explicitly defended Obamacare holds a slight lead in a special congressional election in Florida that both parties are eyeing as a test of the political impact of the healthcare law. A poll released Thursday by the Tampa Bay Times shows Democrat Alex Sink leading her Republican opponent, David Jolly, 42% to 35% among people considered likely to vote in the March 11 special election. Another 14% of respondents said they were undecided in the poll, which has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. The district is one of the country’s few true tossups. It had been held for more than four decades by Republican C.W. "Bill"...

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