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polo. marco. marco? marco? but it's not a game when our senator doesn't show up. i'm patrick murphy. solving problems means showing up. showing independence. and working together. it's why i worked to protect women's health care and worked with both parties to stop cuts to medicare. i'm patrick murphy and i approve this message because florida needs a full-time senator. marco? when we shop it is kinda like a competition. it is exactly like a competition. whoever finds the most bogo's wins! which is usually me. that's how we save a lot at publix. how 'bout you? publix. where shopping is a pleasure. name something that a florida democrat for congress should not say about hillary clinton?
illusions you want to have sex with her. >> in another odd moment another florida politician, a state lawmaker, strikes a man for taking down his yard sign. >> this politician lost his race to a dead man. introoesing news in the trail. scott smith in the hot and and merissa and russell back with a test of wits with twists they don't see coming. plus on the serious side, we have new numbers in the race. a shift on the election map and state leaders are not telling us. this is money, power & politics. we'll start with new problems in the fight against zika and the one reason our politicians on both sides are failing us. simply put, they are caught up in petty politics. for example, watch governor scott play politics while claiming to be above it. >> the time for poll ticks
rumored to challenge bill nelson in 2018 launched a political attack on bill nelson. >> i'm disappointed a senator from florida voted against funding last week. >> behind the curtain and put that in context. bill nelson has been pounding his fist for zika funding for months. republicans said no. then republicans came up with a bill loaded with stuff. like cutting funding to planned pa environmental regulations and flying the confederate flag at veteran cemetercemeteries. scott attacked nelson. >> he turned the back on florida. >> the same is happening on both sides that's why there's gridlock. at the same time, we have troubling new developments on zika here in florida. lst month we praised governor scott for his early response to crisis while congress was lost.
he communicated with the public. since our last record card on this, we discover the state has underreported cases of zika. in response to question after the miami he recalled the state said 8 people caught zika in florida but are not florida residents. if you catch it in our state you will not count in the stats. the state boasted of having 105 million tourists last who would not count in the stats if they get zika from a florida mosquito. the state has also stopped giving details in the cases. the information we're getting lacks specifics in terms of the investigations. it does not include everyone and it's a bit delayed because of delays and deegs. doctor joe knows of a guy who's been waiting a month just to get he is conform toir test results. we score the state needs improvement.
fingers and step up. if not work on a zika vaccine will come to a halt. we're now 55 days away from the election. in the second half of the show we show you how to battleground states tilted. we have new polling that shows ho clintons health scare affected her numbers. while democrats appear to have an advantage in the u.s. senate races new projections are favoring the repuicans. we'll show you where and why. plus we have a new test lined up with director darren. we'll see how well they think on their feet. first it's wednesday and scott smith is in the house. it's time for the weekly quiz show. >> in sports scott smith makes us call the plays. in politics we put him to the test. time for call it with scott smith. >> we're back with scott smith. a rough couple of rounds here.
>> you have the eye of the tiger. so we thought we'd give you a shot to bounce back in your wheel house sports. start with the sports. let's go some golf. look here. that's president obama. >> yeah. >> so he's swinging. what happens that mid swing there. a, misses the ball and hurls the club 50 feet in front of him. misses the ball hurls it 5 feet behind him. launches his cell phone from his shorts belt. d, turns to camera and says it feels good to be to gangster? >> i like that one. let's go with b. i know he plays quite a bit of golf. b, misses the ball hurls the club five feet. >> play this out. cell phone. getting launched from his short belt.
why is he wearing a shorts belt? so many questions. i a am so sorry about that. >> that was my one b. that was my second. >> okay. senator coats. i want you to pay attention. he's grilling a witness at a hearing. grilling the witness. >> i'm not here to get a specific answer from you but to better understand what is happening and how, i this i that's going to be put in place if that rings a bell. what is it you're trying to accomplish and what are some of the consequences of that going to be to the current defast system locations personnel, et cetera? >> hitting him with everything. you saw he was handed anote. >> he was. something important. >> something important on that note. what is it. a, he says i just have been
the truth mister. b, i've been informed elvis has left the building. c, i've been informed i'm at the wrong hearing. or ---ing, i've been informed my smartphone is streaming this hearing in my pants. >> i really wish it was d. i'm going to go c. wrong hearing. >> wrong hearing after all that? let's take a look. >> under secretary -- i just g hearing. >> yes. boom! that's it. there we go. you got your mojo back. what better way now to go over another interesting moment in congress. there's your clue, take a look. >> we're going to be aggressive on that issue as well as the geographic of? >> what?
yelling i'm the muffin man. interrupted by rendition of let it go from frozen. interrupted by a squirrel that jumps on his desk. or he says nothing funny at all? >> man, let's go a. muffin man. >> all right. take a look. >> we're going to be very aggressive on that issue as well as on the geographic preference issue. ? let it go ? >> just let it go mister. >> that's good. he hadt on his cell phone. he's a fan offrozen. we're going to play another big round next week. you've got a good hit this time around. >> i should let this go. >> tomorrow is another day. thank you. >> thank you. coming up. some unusual moments in state
>> miln ran against bill nochay facing a fraud trial and decided to shoot himself last week. voters preferred the dead guy. the good news miln is in good company. john ashcroft lost to a dead man but sorted back as a rousing musician. [singing] >> okay. next up for unfortunate moment in door to door politics tonight it's c lawmaker keith perry. this man said representative perry got mad at him for removing a perry yard sign from his gate. after they exchanged words video shows perry appeared to strikee him around the neck. in a public statement, perry said the incident has been resolved but he gets the oopsy because one moment in politics can haunt you forever. for worst performance of a democrat defending hillary
running again. here is his oopsy as he tried to compare hillary clinton to lbj about getting stuff done without necessarily being liked. >> hillary is under no illusions you want to have sex with her or she's going to seduce you. >> he later apologized and said he did not want to be offensive to women. maybe too late for that because oops moments can live forever in pleas check out our youtube channel for blunders and odd ball moments in politics. search for craig patrick money money and click subscribe. humor interviews and segments which brings us to a new segment with kitchen table politics. >> in 3, 2, 1, go. >> time for kitchen table politics. merissa and russell look nervous. i am, too.
about politics the battle of florida. director darren is going to be in the studio controlling. he's going to give each one of us in our ears certain maybe silly phrases we have to work in our responses and dialogue without cracking a smile or laughing. let's start, russell, with you. the battle of florida. what issues are to going to drive voting behavior. >> presidential? i don't know if issues matter at this point. when i think abo in the state of things, it is just going to be who do you -- i hate to say it -- who are you madder at? who do you dislike the most that day and then you go and vote. you vote early. you're going to hold off until the end until election day. some people have made up their minds. >> late deciders tend to be wem. >> spaghettios.
of spaghettios. it's crazy. it's not about politics. it's about hillary versus trump and trump versus hillary. i feel like -- >> may tag repairman. >> and it's sad because you really want to hear them talk about the issues that matter. most of the time we just find them -- >> yeah. >> yeah. (laughing) >> we got hem. >> she did. but i mean the thing is, you know, what do you want to do? who do you want to call in to help you on this? there are so many people to consult and help on this. >> i didn't get that. >> the maytag repairman... (laughing) >> i couldn't do it. >> russell is out.
north is south and south is north. north votes with the conservative red states of the south and the south votes with the states of the north. the battle of florida will be won right along the i four corridor. both candidates know it. >> still. the i four corridor is what matters in this election as it has in the last few. >> yes. if you look back at 2014, you have governor scott who ran the table. that was a bit of an exceptio panhandle that it didn't matter as much he lost southeast florida and central florida. in a national election a presidential race, you have a higher turnout. it's going to be all about tampa bay heading to orlando. >> yeah. and the two of them have been come paining here. tampa has. >> southern pecan apple butter. >> you're already laughing. >> no. no. i don't mean to make fun.
the south which is culturally different. you have the north focused on the southern pecan butter counties. that goes all the way from escambia to jacksonville. once you move to around the university of florida you get away from the southern pecan butter and move more to the bread and butter issues we follow in tampa he goes down twice. >> i love it. i love it. >> all right. russell and merissa thank you so much. darren thank you. see you next time. >> you did good. you pulled it off. >> he even laughed a little. all right. coming up we show you why our healthcare bills are still going up.
under the affordable care t, are soaring. soaring to say the least. >> prescription drug crisis and the underconsciousable raising of the prices is like putting a gun to a sick person's head and say either you pay or you go into bankruptcy. you pay or get sicker. either you pay or you die. >> tonight democrats and republicans are furious over rising costs of healthcare.
given patients more protection and subsidies helped a lot of people get covered. premiums are going up and people can cheat the system and rip all of us off. how federal inspectors found a problem. >> vulnerable to fraud. that's what a government watchdog group says about the affordable care act, obamacare. in a report released monday, the government accountability office said it's investigators were albany to get taxpayers subsidized coverage for fake enroll's despite safeguards on insurance exchanges. ten applications in 2015 and 12 more in 2016 were not caught by the screening process. four fictitious applicants with private coverage and testing in 2014 were successful again in 2016. even though none of the so called enroll's filed a tax return as required. lawmakers were incensed.
promise from lower healthcare costs to plenty of doctors and hospitals to see, mren te of choice. all of that. why would they keep the promise your dollars is used wisely. >> officials called out the g-a-o for not doing enough. all bright saying in a statement we requested and remained disand pointed that we still have not received specific detail ors recommendations from the relating to their fraudulent applications. news census figures show a drop in the uninsured read in the country, down from about 42 million in 2013 to 29 million in 2015. the number of co-ops craters. new jerseys will fold in 2017 making it the 17th out of 23 such systems to shut down. president obama, who made an in person plea to insurers yesterday, pinned a letter to
he acknowledged we know the progress has not been without challenges. according to health and human services the government recovered more than $10 billion in healthcare fraud over the past three years. coming up. big changeses in the battleground states and the senate and the come into steak 'n shake for hand-dipped milkshakes. better yet, come into steak 'n shake for hand-dipped milkshakes at half price during half-price happier hour, weekdays, now two to five at steak 'n shake. new at steak 'n shake! 24 meals under four dollars. with handcrafted steakburgers, all-beef footlongs
electoral college because donald trump is making a game of the race. with this you have donald trump up five points in a battleground state poll in the state of ohio. but the numbers are really all over the map. you have a separate poll, a national poll showing hillary clinton up by five points. by the way, beyond clinton and trump it is not looking good for johnson. he needs 15% in major polls by the middle of september. here we are basically count gary johnson out
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