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DSCC scales back advertising in Florida, GOP claims ‘weakened’ support for Patrick Murphy

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In an abrupt move, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee delayed its first week of television ads in Florida’s Senate race, originally scheduled for later this month. Ads supporting Democrat Patrick Murphy were initially supposed to run Sept. 20-26. According to a top Republican super-PAC, we now know why. Citing a report from the Columbus Dispatch, the Senate Leadership Fund — a group tied to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — points to a private meeting between DSCC Executive Director Tom Lopach…

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