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Senate Republicans’ Spanish ad says Bill Nelson ‘supports murderers’

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is being targeted in a new Spanish-language radio commercial accusing him of being soft on Cuba and for expressing admiration for former Venezuela dictator Hugo Chávez, and charging he supports murderers.

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National Senate Republicans raise $1M, much going to Florida GOP

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A fundraising arm of the National Republican Senatorial Committee raised nearly $1 million the first 19 days of October, with a good chunk of that money heading to the Republican Party of Florida. The NRSC Targeted State Victory Committee took in $998,000 during the reporting period, including $383,000 from Houston Texans owner Robert McNair and $100,000 from Bloomin’ Brands, the Tampa-based parent company of Outback Steakhouse. The committee gave $910,000 of that money to the RPOF, while $270,000 headed to…

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Marco Rubio campaign nets $250K thanks to joint fundraising committee

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Marco Rubio was on the receiving end of a $250,000 cash infusion from a fundraising committee set up for him and other Senate Republicans. Keep the Senate Red 2016 transferred $268,885 to Rubio’s re-election campaign between Aug. 10 and Sept. 27, according to the committee’s October quarterly report. The committee was set up in late July to raise funds for Rubio, as well as Indiana Republican Rep. Todd Young and Nevada Republican Rep. Joe Heck, both of whom are running…

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NRSC once again attacks Patrick Murphy over resume

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Patrick Murphy’s resume is once again at the center of an attack ad. The National Republican Senatorial Committee released a new ad Friday hitting Murphy over his resume. The 30-second spot, called “Revealed,” is meant to highlight questions about his professional experience. “Patrick Murphy is an empty suit who couldn’t manage to tell the truth even if he had a permission slip from his father,” said Greg Blair, a spokesman for the NRSC, in a statement. “Murphy lied about being…

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NRSC focuses on Patrick Murphy’s resume in new ad

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Rep. Patrick Murphy’s resume is at the center of a new ad from the National Republican Senatorial Committee. The new ad hits Murphy over allegations he padded his resume. In June, CBS Miami ran a two-part report where it revealed he did not meet the minimum requirements to become a CPA in Florida and wasn’t a small business owner. “Patrick Murphy lied about being a CPA, lied about being a small business owner, and continues to lie about his professional…

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GOP hits Patrick Murphy in Florida Senate race, and Barack Obama hits back

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Republicans aren’t waiting until the primary to start attacking Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy in an effort to define him before he can define himself, a sign they believe that the U.S. congressman will be the nominee and the tougher candidate to beat in November. The race in Florida is being closely watched since it could it tilt the U.S. Senate back to Democrats. Incumbent U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio initially said he wasn’t going to run for a new term,…

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NRSC attacks “Privileged Patrick” Murphy in new television ad to air in Washington D.C.

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(UPDATE) That investigative report by CBS Miami’s Jim DeFede on Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy’s business background continues to enjoy added life in the form of a new television commercial produced by the National Republican Senatorial Committee. The ad, entitled, “A Career Built on Lies,” relies heavily on DeFede’s report, which reported that Murphy has never been a licensed CPA in Florida, nor a small business owner, contrary to his proclamations since he began serving in politics. The ad will be shown only in Washington…

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