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Kendrick Meek top recipient of tobacco dollars

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Kendrick Meek has been raking in the tobacco dollars, according to The Center for Responsive Politics. Meek, the presumed Democratic frontrunner in the race to fill the seat of retiring US Senator Mel Martinez, has raised over $30,000 from tobacco interests. Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader hailing from Kentucky, is the second highest recipient. No other Floridians make the top 15. (H/t to JaxOnline.)

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