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Patrick Murphy tells Hillsborough County Democrats “The Senate is full of Allen Wests”

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Patrick Murphy’s improbable victory over Allen West in Florida’s 18th Congressional election in 2012 made the then 29-year-old construction executive an immediate budding star in Florida Democratic politics. Outspent by more than four times than in a Republican-leaning district against a Tea Party hero, Murphy’s victory over West made national news. He followed that up by easily winning reelection against Republican Carl Domino in 2014. Not even a full year later, he’s now the favorite of many establishment Democrats in the race for the…

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