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Jolly Pulls Off Squeaker Win in Florida Special Election

 Republican David Jolly has scored a surprise victory in Florida’s special election to fill the seat held by the late Rep. Bill Young. According to official figures, Jolly edged Democratic candidate Alex Sink by less than 3,500 votes — 88,294 to 84,877. Libertarian candidate Lucas Overby finished a distant third with 8,799 votes. Jolly’s share

Fla. House race could be warning for Democrats

 After months of railing against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, Republicans scored a key victory in a hard-fought congressional race that had been closely watched as a bellwether of midterm elections in November. Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink in a Florida special election Tuesday that largely turned on the federal health care