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Pre-debate from Jeff Greene campaign: Kendrick Meek led homeowners ‘over a cliff’

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Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Greene’s campaign spokesman Luis Vizcaino responds to the Kendrick Meek campaign memo this morning: “Kendrick Meek led the people of Florida over a cliff when he sponsored homeownership fairs entitled Ten Weeks to Homeownership that targeted first-time home buyers essentially persuading people to take-on risky loans that they could not afford. And now, in a desperate attempt to save his failing campaign, Meek tries to place blame elsewhere for the thousands of people that lost…

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DSCC says it’s firmly behind Kendrick Meek

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From NBC’s Mark Murray: In Florida’s Senate race, Kendrick Meek (D) is trailing Charlie Crist (I) and Marco Rubio (R) in general-election polls. And according to a new Quinnipiac survey, he’s leading wealthy primary challenger Jeff Greene (who’s friends with Mike Tyson and Heidi Fleiss, and who made his money off subprime mortgages) by just two points. But in a roundtable discussion with reporters today, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Bob Menendez said that his committee is fully behind Meek. Asked if the DSCC would object…

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DSCC says it’s firmly behind Kendrick Meek

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From NBC’s Mark Murray: In Florida’s Senate race, Kendrick Meek (D) is trailing Charlie Crist (I) and Marco Rubio (R) in general-election polls. And according to a new Quinnipiac survey, he’s leading wealthy primary challenger Jeff Greene (who’s friends with Mike Tyson and Heidi Fleiss, and who made his money off subprime mortgages) by just two points. But in a roundtable discussion with reporters today, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Bob Menendez said that his committee is fully behind Meek. Asked if the DSCC would object…

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