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Dems hope Tuesday debate moves their candidates up in name recognition race

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Can Florida Democrats recapture the U.S. Senate seat once held by Bob Graham? Or is the primary race between Jeff Greene and Kendrick Meek merely a battle for third place in the general election? Polls show both Democrats trailing a pair of candidates who so far have commanded the media spotlight: Republican Marco Rubio, a darling of the conservative tea party movement, and Republican-turned-independent Gov. Charlie Crist. But voters will have the chance to size up Meek and Greene at…

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Jeff Greene, Kendrick Meek agree to June 22 debate

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Palm Beach Post reports: The Democratic Senate campaigns of Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene have tentatively agreed to debate on June 22 and have sent a joint letter to TV stations in the West Palm Beach market in search of a host. The letter identifies the Meek and Greene camps as “the two major Democratic campaigns for U.S. Senate,” which leaves two other Dems — former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre and Naples businessman Glenn Burkett — out in the cold.

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Jeff Greene, Kendrick Meek agree to June 22 debate

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Palm Beach Post reports: The Democratic Senate campaigns of Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene have tentatively agreed to debate on June 22 and have sent a joint letter to TV stations in the West Palm Beach market in search of a host. The letter identifies the Meek and Greene camps as “the two major Democratic campaigns for U.S. Senate,” which leaves two other Dems — former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre and Naples businessman Glenn Burkett — out in the cold.

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