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Patrick Murphy in Tampa: Marco Rubio is trying to smear my record to distract from his terrible record

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Trying to build up his numbers with the Hispanic vote in Florida, Democratic Senate hopeful Patrick Murphy made a campaign stop at Arco-Iris, a Cuban eatery in West Tampa on Monday afternoon. The restaurant sits in one of the most highly concentrated district of Hispanic voters in all of Florida, and is a staple for Democrats running state-wide to visit during a campaign. His appearance came just hours after a new poll showed the Jupiter Representative trailing his GOP opponent, Marco Rubio, in the race for U.S. Senate in Florida.…

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American Bridge releases new report on Koch Brothers’ influence in Florida

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The enormously wealthy and powerful Charles and David Koch, better known as the Koch Brothers, have become an increasingly influential team in recent years as they spend their money on causes (and candidates) they support. But in progressive, and even independent circles, their name has been invoked as representing something almost sinister and polluting the body politic. Now the Democratic Super PAC for American Bridge 21st Century hopes that by linking them to Florida presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, they can…

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Mitch Perry Report for 4.29.15 — GOP vs GOP violence in Tally, as Democrats watch helplessly

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In Nepal, they’re still digging through the rubble after the devastating earthquake over the weekend that has taken at least 10,000 lives. In Baltimore, the cleanup continues after the night of rage on Monday — meanwhile, the city waits in suspense for a report on what actually happened to Freddy Gray later this week. And in Tallahassee, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli decided to end the session early. But outside of Tallahassee, how much does the rest of the populace in…

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