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Patrick Murphy campaign gets million-dollar boost, as father cuts check to Senate super PAC

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Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy received another financial bump to his U.S. Senate campaign this week in the form of a million-dollar check from his father to a Senate super PAC. The Hill reports Florida homebuilder Thomas Murphy gave $1 million to the Senate Majority PAC, the largest donation the Harry Reid-linked committee received in July. The elder Murphy had also made a six-figure super PAC contribution supporting his son’s successful 2012 congressional campaign. Two days after the July donation, Senate Majority…

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In St. Pete, Patrick Murphy is asked about his father’s financial contributions to his campaign

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With the control of the U.S. Senate on the line this fall, the contest to succeed Marco Rubio as Florida’s junior senator will be one of the most watched in the nation later this  year, but it certainly isn’t capturing the attention of Floridians at the moment. A Public Polling Policy survey published earlier this week indicated that nearly a majority of both Republicans (47%) and Democrats (45%) in the Sunshine State have no preference at all among the now seven major candidates on the…

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