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Washington Post: Jeff Greene touts business savvy, outsider status in run for U.S. Senate seat

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The Washington Post offers its most comprehensive profile to-date of Senate candidate Jeff Greene. “We’re flying right over our house!” Greene said excitedly. “See the one with the swimming pool right on the water, with the tennis court behind it? That’s our house!” In any other year, Florida voters might have written off the frenetic, unpolished candidacy of the 55-year-old billionaire as yet another footnote in the list of fabulously rich businessmen who self-fund a run for higher office in…

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Jeff Greene featured in WaPo: Dem rises in Fla. Senate race despite odd baggage

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Too much baggage for a candidate? Not for Greene in an antiestablishment year that has been a boon to political outsiders. A recent poll finds the Palm Beach billionaire has spent his way into a near tie with Rep. Kendrick Meek, who has been in the race for the Democratic nomination for months. While Meek hasn’t bought TV ads so he can conserve his cash, Greene’s heavily circulated commercials describe him as “an outsider willing to take on the career politicians.”…

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Alex Sink coming to Tiger Bay on Thursday

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Democrat Alex Sink is rolling out the public phase of her campaign for governor, and one of her first stops will be the Tigers’ Den.  Chief Financial Officer Sink accumulated more votes than Governor Charlie Crist when she first ran for office four years ago, but faces a tougher climb this time. Though closing in the polls, she still trails probable Republican opponent Bill McCollum.  It’s a tough year for the D’s, her long private sector career as a corporate…

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You could go skiing on Kendrick Meek’s downward slope

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The problem is not just that Kendrick Meek is polling in third place.  Nor is the problem that Jeff Greene is nipping at Meek’s heels for the Democratic nomination.  Nor is the problem that Meek is polling worse now than he was a month ago. The problem is, with the limited resources Meek has, what can he do to reverse the downward trend shown in these polling numbers? Date Pollster Crist I Meek D Rubio R 05/18/10 Ipsos 30.0% 15.0% 27.0% 05/16/10 Rasmussen…

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You could go skiing on Kendrick Meek’s downward slope

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The problem is not just that Kendrick Meek is polling in third place.  Nor is the problem that Jeff Greene is nipping at Meek’s heels for the Democratic nomination.  Nor is the problem that Meek is polling worse now than he was a month ago. The problem is, with the limited resources Meek has, what can he do to reverse the downward trend shown in these polling numbers? Date Pollster Crist I Meek D Rubio R 05/18/10 Ipsos 30.0% 15.0% 27.0% 05/16/10 Rasmussen…

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Jeff Greene thinks last night’s results show Kendrick Meek is doomed

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From Sunshine State News: Jeff Greene, the billionaire real estate investor running for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, says that last night’s election results shows that voters are fed up with established politicians. “Last night’s results are proof positive of how frustrated and fed up voters are with politics as usual and the career politicians who have failed us,” said Greene. “I’m fed up too, that’s why we launched this campaign to shake up Washington, create jobs and…

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Jeff Greene thinks last night’s results show Kendrick Meek is doomed

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From Sunshine State News: Jeff Greene, the billionaire real estate investor running for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, says that last night’s election results shows that voters are fed up with established politicians. “Last night’s results are proof positive of how frustrated and fed up voters are with politics as usual and the career politicians who have failed us,” said Greene. “I’m fed up too; that’s why we launched this campaign to shake up Washington, create jobs and…

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