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Broken trust, broken party

The GOP has broken the people’s trust. How many times have we heard the phrase, “You break it, you buy it”?

I’m a proud member of the party of Lincoln and Reagan and will remain so, as will many Americans who have watched the Republican Party depart from its founding principles, led by power brokers who are reticent to surrender their control. Feckless GOP leadership and elected officials will help lose the 2016 election to Hillary Clinton.

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Bloomberg Poll: Trump Up 2 Points in Florida

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s focus on Florida appears to be paying dividends. According to a Bloomberg poll released early Wednesday, Trump has taken a two-point lead in the Sunshine State with less than two weeks until Election Day. The poll, which was taken Friday through Monday, shows Trump at 45 percent over his opponent Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at 43 percent. The poll also shows Trump with edge with independent voters. Florida poll (Bloomberg/Selzer) Trump 45%Clinton 43%Johnson 4%Stein 2%#FLsen Rubio 51%Murphy 41%https://t.co/OTJjsrq3nO pic.twitter.com/XpgLbqaolQ — Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) October 26, 2016 The poll is still within the margin of error of 3.2 percent, but it is in contrast with many other polls that show Trump down in Florida. It does, however, show Clinton with a lead among Hispanics at 51 percent. Other highlights for Clinton in the poll include a commanding 30-point lead in Miami, while Trump has 14-point lead in the northwest part of the state. Trump just wrapped up a five-stop swing in Florida on Tuesday night in Tallahassee. Clinton is wrapping up her three-stop swing in the state on Wednesday with stops in Lake Worth and Tampa. Also included in the poll was the contest for