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Patrick Murphy gets pummeled on Facebook after defending his vote on Syrian refugees

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Last week, Jupiter Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy joined 46 other House Democrats in voting for the SAFE Act, which requires new screening requirements on refugees from Syria and Iraq before they can enter the United States. That vote came despite a vow by President Obama to veto the legislation if it ultimately arrives at his desk. Not surprisingly, his vote was immediately denounced by Alan Grayson, his chief opponent in the Democratic Senate primary, who said Murphy was “cowering in fear…

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