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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says individual mandate is a penalty, not a tax listen

07/05/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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The U.S. Supreme Court upheld major parts of the federal Affordable Care Act including the so-called individual mandate based on their ruling that it was a tax. Now Republicans are claiming supporters of the federal healthcare law are implementing taxes on the middle class. At a press event in St. Petersburg today, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson who supports the law said that it is a penalty, not a tax.

in an interview yesterday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said the mandate i...


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