Flori­da had a spe­cial elec­tion for Con­gress in the 13th Dis­trict. Repub­li­can David Jol­ly was pret­ty hap­py to win over Demo­c­rat Alex Sink, whose can­di­da­cy, you know, sunk. The New York Times said this is “an expen­sive tri­umph in the GOP fight against Pres­i­dent Obama’s health care plan (and it) will embold­en Repub­li­cans as they head into the midterm elec­tion and bol­ster their mes­sage that the nation dis­ap­proves of the Afford­able Care Act and Pres­i­dent Obama’s lead­er­ship” The Brook­ings Insti­tute said of this con­test “The Flori­da elec­tion is a test case of the pow­er of Obamacare…Democrats put a lot of effort into win­ning this race, and the loss sug­gests this will be a tough fall for the nation­al par­ty” The New York Times said the win is “dev­as­tat­ing at a time when Democ­rats are des­per­ate to change the pre­vail­ing sto­ry line that 2014 could cost them the Sen­ate, with the House already out of reach” Of course, it may be too much to con­sid­er as Politi­co reports “Democ­rats can’t even agree whether Oba­macare was the rea­son for their crush­ing loss” The Wall Street Jour­nal sug­gests that the ACA is like­ly to hurt Democ­rats in com­pet­i­tive races this fall, but for the GOPO to fur­ther cap­i­tal­ize on the issue, Repub­li­cans should draw up leg­is­la­tion that both high­lights and reme­dies per­ceived flaws in the law…so the GOP should craft legislation