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Democrat Jeff Greene touts jobs in new TV spot

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Palm Beach billionaire and Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene has launched another TV ad, this one touting his plan for creating jobs. The plan: investment in “clean energy,” tax breaks for small businesses and an end to tax breaks for “companies shipping jobs overseas.”

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Jeff Greene featured in WaPo: Dem rises in Fla. Senate race despite odd baggage

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Too much baggage for a candidate? Not for Greene in an antiestablishment year that has been a boon to political outsiders. A recent poll finds the Palm Beach billionaire has spent his way into a near tie with Rep. Kendrick Meek, who has been in the race for the Democratic nomination for months. While Meek hasn’t bought TV ads so he can conserve his cash, Greene’s heavily circulated commercials describe him as “an outsider willing to take on the career politicians.”…

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