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Republicans cut ‘Lifestyles of Rich and Famous’ parody of Patrick Murphy

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U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy may have the full support of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, but it looks like his opponent, fellow Congressman Alan Grayson, is getting the full backing of the National Republican Senatorial Committee in the upcoming Democratic primary. That GOP committee is releasing a blistering video Wednesday called “The Privileged Life of Patrick Murphy,” parodying the old Robin Leach “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” reports of the 1980s, and depicting Murphy as rich, pampered, and saved and supported by…

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Republicans say DSCC endorsement of Patrick Murphy will ‘backfire’

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Establishment Democrats endorsing Patrick Murphy in his Senate bid – including Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid – will surely backfire in 2016, predicts the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Murphy, who is seeking Marco Rubio’s seat as Rubio runs for president, received a significant establishment endorsement Monday from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Both Reid and DSCC Chair U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana have given PAC money to the Jupiter Democrat’s campaign. NRSC’s email blasting the endorsement comes with the header that…

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NRSC launches website to bracket Patrick Murphy’s campaign

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Within hours of U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy announcing a bid for the U.S. Senate, the National Republican Senatorial Committee launched a new website “welcoming” the Jupiter Democrat to the race. “After barely serving one term in the House of Representatives … Murphy is already asking Floridians for a promotion,” says a NRSC statement. “Fittingly, Murphy has decided to launch his campaign on the anniversary of ObamaCare in an effort to highlight his support for its $716 billion in cuts to Medicare.” To…

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Why is the GOP dragging him into this? NRSC asks Kendrick Meek for stance on Obama’s job offer scandal

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I don’t understand why Kendrick Meek is being dragged into this? rom the Republican National Senatorial Committee: As the Obama White House continues to withhold the details of their attempt to push U.S. Representative Joe Sestak (D-PA) from the Pennsylvania Democrat Senate primary, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) called on U.S. Representative Kendrick Meek (D-FL) to tell voters exactly where he stands on the Obama Administration’s politicization of taxpayer-funded jobs and their refusal to tell Americans the whole truth…

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Why is the GOP dragging him into this? NRSC asks Kendrick Meek for stance on Obama’s job offer scandal

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I don’t understand why Kendrick Meek is being dragged into this. rom the Republican National Senatorial Committee: As the Obama White House continues to withhold the details of their attempt to push U.S. Representative Joe Sestak (D-PA) from the Pennsylvania Democrat Senate primary, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) called on U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL) to tell voters exactly where he stands on the Obama Administration’s politicization of taxpayer-funded jobs and their refusal to tell Americans the whole truth…

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Politico names Charlie Crist’s GOP campaign as one of 10 worst of 2010

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From Politico: As spring eases into summer this Memorial Day, the political world is fixated on Big Trends: How deep does this year’s anti-incumbent fervor run? Will the economy make sufficient gains to help Democrats in November? What’s the real meaning of the Tea Party movement? But high-concept questions can obscure a low-concept reality: Campaigns matter. So do candidates. The best politicians have a way of navigating the currents of a hostile political environment. Other politicians, to paraphrase Steve Martin,…

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Politico names Charlie Crist’s GOP campaign as one of 10 worst of 2010

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From Politico: As spring eases into summer this Memorial Day, the political world is fixated on Big Trends: How deep does this year’s anti-incumbent fervor run? Will the economy make sufficient gains to help Democrats in November? What’s the real meaning of the Tea Party movement? But high-concept questions can obscure a low-concept reality: Campaigns matter. So do candidates. The best politicians have a way of navigating the currents of a hostile political environment. Other politicians, to paraphrase Steve Martin,…

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