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Health care groups spent lavishly on lobbyists in the run-up to overhaul. So what's the payoff?

This is a nationwide thing, but for our purposes, we'll pick on just one state. For no particular reason: Florida. Last year Florida health groups spent more than thirteen million dollars on lobbying. Bruce Rueben is with the Florida Hospital Association.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Critic Bob Mondello says Mike Leigh's earthy new biopic about the famed British painter J.M.W Turner shows viewers the incandescent beauty of the world as Turner himself must have seen it.
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Two-thirds of the food Cubans eat is imported — but the reestablishment of ties with the U.S. could open opportunities for American farmers.
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Obama Says 'James Flacco.' The Internet Says, Thank You

It was an honest mistake. But when President Obama said "James Flacco" when referring to James Franco — on a Friday before the holidays, no less — the slip was eagerly received online.
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It was an honest mistake. But when President Obama said "James Flacco" when referring to James Franco — on a Friday before the holidays, no less — the slip was eagerly received online.

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