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Senate candidate Carlos Beruff brags about how he profited during Great Recession

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Many Floridians had it rough during the Great Recession of 2008; either losing jobs, facing cutbacks or otherwise struggling to stay above water financially. Manatee County homebuilder Carlos Beruff was not one of them. Beruff, now a candidate for U.S. Senate, boasted at a recent event that his company “actually profited” from the “huge” recession that devastated Florida’s middle class. Speaking to the Republican Federated Women of The Villages in March, Beruff talked about how he weathered the storm, one…

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