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Americans For Prosperity focusing on Florida Senate race and on grassroots efforts

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Americans For Prosperity, the conservative organization founded by the Koch brothers that deluged television with electioneering commercials the past two cycles is pushing its grassroots efforts now. At its annual “Defending the American Dream” summit in Orlando Friday, AFP leaders stressed their ground-level organization in states like Florida to push business-friendly candidates in U.S. Senate races like Florida’s U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. An estimated 2,000 AFP activists, including about 750 from Orlando, turned out this weekend for the Summit at…

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Rothenberg upgrades Florida Senate race to ‘Toss-Up/Tilt Republican’

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Rothenberg Political Report updated its predictions for the U.S. Senate races on the ballot this November. Republicans are seen making gains across the nation but not picking up enough seats to take control from the Democrats. The latest ratings have the U.S. Senate election in Florida as “Toss-Up/Tilt Republican,” giving GOP candidate Marco Rubio the slightest of edges over Independent Charlie Crist and Democrat Kendrick Meek. As for the GOP’s chances of recapturing the U.S. Senate: Realistically, Republicans are still short…

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Rothenberg upgrades Florida Senate race to ‘Toss-Up/Tilt Republican’

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Rothenberg Political Report updated its predictions for the U.S. Senate races on the ballot this November. Republicans are seen making gains across the nation but not picking up enough seats to take control from the Democrats. The latest ratings have the U.S. Senate election in Florida as “Toss-Up/Tilt Republican,” giving GOP candidate Marco Rubio the slightest of edge over Independent Charlie Crist and Democrat Kendrick Meek. As for the GOP’s chances of recapturing the U.S. Senate: Realistically, Republicans are still short…

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