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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi To Address Convention Tonight

John O'Connor

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is the highest-profile Florida speaker at tonight's Republican National Convention session.

She told the Miami Herald that speech will be a back-and-forth with Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

"We're hoping to be very entertaining," Bondi said. From the story:

Bondi's focus is likely to be on President Obama's Affordable Care Act, as one of the lead plaintiffs against the administration. She told the conventioneers that the health care lawsuit “won on two very important issues,” naming the provision that required to state to comply with the Medicaid provisions and rejected the notion that the act applied to states because of the U.S. Commerce Clause.  She suggested that if Obama had sold the measure as a tax, "it would have never passed Congress. Now we know it is one of the largest taxes in our history…Now that we know it is a tax, we only need 51 votes in the Senate.” Read more here:

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