While proclaiming his continued support for the federal health care law, freshman U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, broke with his party’s leadership Wednesday and joined most House Republicans in voting to delay two of the law’s crucial provisions.
Murphy, who represents a Palm Beach-Treasure Coast district that Republican Mitt Romney won in the 2012 presidential race, was one of 35 Democrats who voted for a one-year delay in the requirement that businesses with 50 or more employees provide health insurance for their workers.
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