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Top Democrat satisfied with legislative session

While Governor Rick Scott says the recently ended legislative session was largely a success for his policy goals, Democrats in the state legislature say they’re also relatively satisfied with the recently-concluded session. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith about the bills the legislative session produced, …

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The pros and cons of raising the debt ceiling

This week, republicans and democrats continued negotiations about raising the U.S. debt ceiling. Negotiations are becoming particularly heated Republicans demand more cuts to the budget as their price for agreeing to raise the ceiling. But would they really make good on their threat? Chris Peralta talked with University of Central …

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