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'Put the Middle Class First' Bus Stops in Tampa

M.S Butler

Charlie Crist's running mate for lieutenant governor, Annette Taddeo, joined the bus tour called "Put the Middle Class First" to Tampa today. She talked about issues such as raising the minimum wage, making college more affordable, and protecting Social Security and Medicare.

Taddeo joked about Gov. Rick Scott's  second debate performance and says she and Crist would start by making Medicaid expansion a priority for Florida's uninsured.

"Governor Rick Scott not coming out for seven minutes, because he had a 'fantrum' ", she said. "It was funny, but I was really saddened by the fact that we have a governor that's willing to stand for seven minutes and fight over a fan, but won't fight for a million Floridians without health insurance."

From Tampa the bus tour headed east on I-4 on its way to Orlando.

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