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Frederica Wilson endorses Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate

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U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson is endorsing her congressional colleague Patrick Murphy for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Wilson, a Miami progressive Democrat, represents Florida’s 24th Congressional District. Earlier in the day, progressive Democrats asked U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, a grassroots favorite from Orlando, to enter the primary against Murphy. They fear that Murphy, a former Republican, is simply too moderate. “This gentleman will make a fine senator,” Wilson said in a statement. “Since arriving in Congress, Patrick has distinguished himself…

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Notes from the Florida Democrats Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

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Joy Reid, last night’s recipient of the award for Best National blog, covered all of the angles at the Florida Democratic Party’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.  It’s coverage like this that helped her win her award.  Her notes: Kendrick Meek brought a cheering section … Gelber and Aronberg played nice … and Alex Sink’s mike went rogue. And a good time was had by all at this year’s Jefferson-Jackson dinner. The Democratic faithful gathered at the Westin Diplomat hotel in Hallandale Beach…

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