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Democrat Jeff Greene touts jobs in new TV spot

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Palm Beach billionaire and Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene has launched another TV ad, this one touting his plan for creating jobs. The plan: investment in “clean energy,” tax breaks for small businesses and an end to tax breaks for “companies shipping jobs overseas.”

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Wilco-Tango-Foxtrot! Kendrick Meek said what? ‘Leadership is about being misunderstood’ What?

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Dana Milbank takes note of Kendrick Meek’s speech to the Campaign for America’s Future on Wednesday. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic Senate candidate in Florida, is polling in the teens against Republican Marco Rubio and independent Charlie Crist. Maybe it has something to do with his theory of political leadership, which is a bit difficult to comprehend. “Leadership is about being misunderstood,” Meek informed the audience at the Campaign for America’s Future meeting on Wednesday. “If you’re not misunderstood, you’re…

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Wilco-Tango-Foxtrot! Kendrick Meek said what? ‘Leadership is about being misunderstood’ What?

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Dana Milbank takes note of Kendrick Meek’s speech to the Campaign for America’s Future on Wednesday. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic Senate candidate in Florida, is polling in the teens against Republican Marco Rubio and independent Charlie Crist. Maybe it has something to do with his theory of political leadership, which is a bit difficult to comprehend. “Leadership is about being misunderstood,” Meek informed the audience at the Campaign for America’s Future meeting on Wednesday. “If you’re not misunderstood, you’re…

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Jeff Greene mails out a phonebook, err, 8-page brochure

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This Blackberry photo doesn’t do it justice. Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene has sent voters across Florida an 8-page mailing — more of a booklet, really, that opens up into a poster — as slickly produced and substantial as any high-end corporate brochure. What else would you expect from a billionaire willing to spend “whatever it takes”?  Continue reading here. Here’s a description of the mailer from my colleague at The Reid Report. So what’d I get? A giant mail piece, 8.5″ x 11″ folded, on…

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Jeff Greene asking House Ethics Committee to investigate Kendrick Meek

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From Sun-Sentinel: Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene of Palm Beach is labeling his main primary competitor, Kendrick Meek, as corrupt. Greene said there are “serious questions of ethical wrongdoing and corruption that have been raised regarding Congressman Kendrick Meek’s efforts on behalf of a campaign contributor now involved in a criminal trial.” And he’s asking the House Ethics Committee to investigate Meek, who’s a member of the House. In his letter to the ethics committee, Greene reports: “Meek sought millions…

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Jeff Greene airs first 2 Senate ads

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Billionaire and Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene is hitting the airwaves with two ads depicting him as a political outsider and successful businessman. Greene, who earned his riches betting on the real estate market’s rise and fall, is spending more than a million dollars on the statewide ad campaign that begins Tuesday. In both, he highlights the fact that he isn’t a politician. In one, Greene says, “I’m tired of career politicians who are only worried about their own jobs.”…

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