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Some big-time national lefties not sold on Alan Grayson for Senate

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Citing personal baggage and “divisive rhetoric,” national leaders in the progressive movement are abstaining from supporting U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson‘s campaign to leave his safe Democratic House seat to jump to the Senate, writes Andrea Drusch in National Journal. “Alan Grayson’s opening Senate salvo should have been the campaign of liberals’ dreams. In the first week of his campaign, the Florida House Democrat and longtime champion of liberal causes immediately pushed progressives’ favorite policies—and ripped into his moderate Democratic primary opponent, fellow…

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Daily Kos founder trashes Kendrick Meek

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Listen, I have been very critical of some aspects of Kendrick Meek’s campaign, but even I am shocked by how badly Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas trashes Meek in a an op-ed Joy Ann Reid, saying in an e-mail to her: Meek “has little netroots support and is unlikely to get any anytime soon. Not only is he not seen as a credible, electable candidate, he’s run the kind of safe, boring, uninspiring and nonpopulist campaign that is guaranteed to…

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