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Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Graves: Patrick Murphy — utter disrespect for women

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Living in a world that is out-of-touch with most Floridians, Congressman Patrick Murphy has consistently shown us why he is unfit for the job of congressman, much less the office of senator, a promotion he is currently seeking. Murphy has spent his life sheltered from the real difficulties Floridians face every day and has exaggerated his life experience in a desperate attempt to make up for the fact that he has accomplished absolutely nothing in the private sector, or in…

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Marco Rubio, Patrick Murphy look confident before Florida’s Senate primary

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Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy are campaigning as if Tuesday’s primary was already over and they won their parties’ nominations for U.S. Senate. And it may be for good reason. Rubio’s main challenger, Carlos Beruff, appeared to throw in the towel, essentially shutting down the campaign he’d sunk $8 million of his own money into. And Murphy’s main challenger, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, has been damaged by ethics and domestic abuse allegations, leaving Murphy to focus…

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Republican Senate committee wastes no time backing Marco Rubio

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For more than a year, Republicans in the U.S. Senate played no favorites among candidates running to replace U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, but now that Rubio has decided last-minute to seek re-election that changed swiftly. The chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Roger Wicker of Mississippi, quickly declared Rubio will have “the full support of the NRSC.” “Marco Rubio is a valued leader for Florida and for our country, and I welcome his decision to ask voters for the opportunity…

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President Obama and Vice President Biden endorse Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced their endorsement of Congressman Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate Wednesday, Murphy’s campaign announced. The endorsements bring the biggest possible names into the hotly-contested race for the Democratic nomination for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat between Murphy, of Jupiter, and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson or Orlando. And it comes one day after a poll finds that, despite all the controversies Grayson has found himself in recently, fanned by Murphy’s campaign, Grayson continues to lead.…

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