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Democrats, GOP think Trump could cost GOP House seats

Clasping the $4,000 check that Orlando area real estate agents handed him, Rep. John Mica stood in the F&D Cantina restaurant and described his pathway to a 13th term in Congress.

"We've got to get everybody out to vote," the Florida Republican told supporters last week. "Don't let it get caught up in any of the other races or issues."

That seemed code for Donald Trump, whose flagging, insult-hurling GOP presidential run carries mixed blessings for Mica in his closely divided, freshly redrawn district.

Mica, 73, says Trump's recorded comments about groping women were "vulgar and unacceptable" but still supports him. Yet in central...