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Boyd: still 'undecided' on health care



WASHINGTON -- Florida Congressman Allen Boyd waved his hands and brushed past a small herd of reporters. "Gotta go," he said moments ago after leaving the House chamber.

But Boyd said he was "undecided" on the health care bill (he voted no the first time around, one of two Florida Democrats to do so). "I gotta go figure out how I'm going to vote."

Boyd said he was studying the new CBO report showing the total cost of $940 billion. "I'll let you guys know something; it'll probably be in the morning."

Florida's other undecided, Rep. Suzanne Kosmas, remained that way Thursday as well. One of her Republican opponents, Craig Miller, said today that he's paid for a radio ad in the district that urges Kosmas to vote no. Listen here. It suggests she's traded her vote for concessions on planned changes to NASA, a charge Kosmas denies. Script below.

The ad called: “Sunshine State Sellout” phone call reads as follows:

First there was the Cornhusker Kickback and then the Louisiana Purchase---backroom deals to buy votes for Obama-Care.

Now there’s Suzanne Kosmas - is she the Sunshine State Sellout?  She got invited to the White House and was lobbied by the President to vote with Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid for Obama-Care, a bill that will raise your taxes, raise your premiums and cut Medicare.

“Hi, this is Republican Craig Miller.  It’s time to stand up to reckless Washington liberals.  I’m running to retire Suzanne Kosmas and Speaker Pelosi.  We don’t need a government takeover of healthcare - we need a Republican who will stand up to Speaker Pelosi and President Obama.”

You can still have an impact - call Suzanne Kosmas today – tell her to vote NO on ObamaCare.  Tell Suzanne Kosmas to stop supporting reckless spending and more government.  Call her today!

“I am Craig Miller, a candidate for Congress in the 24th District of Florida, I approved this message.”

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 12:30pm]


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