A Florida Congressman just brought a jar of 100 mosquitoes onto the House floor

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Florida Republican Rep. David Jolly has a special message for lawmakers dragging their feet on a bill to fund the fight against the Zika virus:
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
On Wednesday morning, Jolly brought a clear jar filled with about 100 Florida-born mosquitoes to the House floor.
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He said the stunt was designed to convey “the fear and the anxiety” of millions of Floridians who are facing locally transmitted outbreaks of Zika, and prod senators to discard “the politics of Zika” and pass a $1.1 billion Zika funding bill. Read more…More about Zika Funding, Miami Dade County, Miami Beach, Rep David Jolly, and Zika Virus

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