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Marco Rubio vs. Patrick Murphy Univision debate will NOT happen

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A Spanish-language oriented debate scheduled to take place next Friday between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy will not happen, according to the Rubio campaign. Team Rubio fired off a press release early Friday afternoon announcing the two major U.S. Senate candidates had failed come to terms for a candidates’ discussion that would have been broadcast on the Univision television network. Rubio’s campaign issued a statement that read, “Murphy Bails On Florida Hispanics,” loaded with links to 15 different news stories that reported on some variation of the back-and-forth between…

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Patrick Murphy for Senate hires Jeff Branch as political director

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U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy‘s campaign for U.S. Senate has again dipped its cup into the Florida Democratic Party’s talent pool, announcing the hiring of Jeff Branch as political director Wednesday. Branch, who aided the state party in a similar capacity with an emphasis on minority outreach until now, will lead the Murphy camp’s statewide efforts to solidify support among elected officials and grassroots leaders. “I’m honored and excited to be joining Representative Murphy’s winning team,” Branch said Wednesday. “In Congress, Patrick has…

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Patrick Murphy leads all comers with $1.4 million in fundraising, $2.5 million on hand

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U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy trounced his opponents with strong second quarter 2015 fundraising in his bid for Florida’s open U.S. Senate seat. According to his campaign, the Jupiter Democrat took in more than $1.4 million, finishing with nearly $2.5 million cash-on-hand for the quarter ending June 30. Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, Murphy’s closest rival, raised $1 million, ending the quarter with $2 million cash-on-hand. Fellow Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, who entered the race only last week, raised $197,000, loaned himself…

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