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  1. Murphy Will Run for Senate In FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    Rep. Patrick Murphy said he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016 Marco Rubio is expected to vacate, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Murphy defeated Rep. Allen West in 2012 "and was considered one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the country.

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  2. Patrick Murphy Gunning for Marco Rubio's Senate SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Rep. Patrick Murphy has announced that he's gunning for Marco Rubio's senate seat, whether Rubio runs for reelection, or decides to run for president, according to a report by Politico .

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  3. Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy announces bid for Rubioa s seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy announced his campaign Monday to seek the Senate seat expected to be left vacant by Marco Rubio's likely presidential bid. The second-term Democrat - who won national exposure and the affection of many in his own party when he unseated firebrand tea party Rep. Allen West in 2012 - confirmed his candidacy to The Associated Press, making him the first to formalize a bid for the seat.

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  4. Democrats ready to challenge Marco RubioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Examiner.com

    Not long ago, Sen. Marco Rubio was widely regarded as one of the younger United States senators who are most likely to succeed. Following his 2010 election to the Senate, the Florida Republican was touted as a possible front-runner for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

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  5. Murphy Officially Challenging Rubio For The SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Talk Florida

    According to an interview in this morning's edition of POLITICO Florida Congressman Patrick Murphy formally announced his campaign for Senate on Monday, saying he's ready to fight for the highly competitive seat regardless of whether or not possible GOP Presidential contender, Senator Marco Rubio runs for reelection. A one-time Republican with a centrist voting record that reflects his South Florida swing congressional district, Murphy said he's running to put an end to the "hyper-partisanship in Washington" and to focus on problems like preserving Social Security, Medicare and the environment, a classic Democratic platform.

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  6. Rep. Patrick Murphy running for US SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy announced Monday morning he is running for the U.S. Senate in the seat now held by Republican Marco Rubio. "For years, Sen. Rubio has put the needs of Floridians behind his presidential ambitions.

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  7. Florida Democrat Rep. Patrick Murphy announces bid for Marco Rubio's US Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Raw Story

    Patrick Murphy, U.S. Charge-d'affaires in Thailand gestures during the opening ceremony for Cobra Gold at a military academy in Nakhon Nayok province, east of Bangkok February 9, 2015. Democratic Florida congressman Patrick Murphy said on Monday he would run in 2016 for the U.S. Senate seat held by Marco Rubio, a high-profile Republican who is considering a presidential bid.

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  8. Patrick Murphy announces for U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    As widely expected, the Democratic congressman from Jupiter announced Monday morning that he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, going after the seat now held by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Florida, who has not yet decided to seek re-election. Murphy, in his second term, is known as a Democratic moderate, potentially a plus in running in Florida.

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  9. U.S. Rep Patrick Murphy is running for Marco Rubioa s senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Miami Herald

    As expected, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, announced Monday morning that he will run for the seat held by Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. "I'm running for the U.S. Senate for the same reason I ran for Congress in 2012 - Washington is full of hyper-partisan politicians who can't, or won't, get anything done, and Florida deserves better," Murphy said in a prepared statement.

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  10. Democrats' Florida Senate Hopes Could Cost House SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Roll Call

    A Senate recruitment victory for Democrats in Florida could, in turn, jeopardize the party's quest for the House majority. Rep. Patrick Murphy , a favorite of national Democrats for the state's potentially open-seat Senate race, is announcing his statewide campaign Monday .

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  11. Rep. Patrick Murphy to seek Rubio's Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    South Florida Congressman Patrick Murphy , a centrist Democrat from Jupiter, announced Monday he will run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Marco Rubio . The prospect of an open U.S. Senate seat has Democrats and Republicans across Florida sharpening their talking points, hunting for donors, and dissecting polling data as they try to figure out whether to go after the job.

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  12. Florida's Murphy running for Rubio's Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Politico

    Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy formally announced his campaign for Senate on Monday, saying he's ready to fight for the highly competitive seat regardless of whether or not Marco Rubio runs for reelection. A one-time Republican with a centrist voting record that reflects his South Florida swing congressional district, Murphy said he's running to put an end to the "hyper-partisanship in Washington" and to focus on problems like preserving Social Security, Medicare and the environment, a classic Democratic platform.

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  13. Democrats Don't Want Yet Another Charlie Crist Senate CampaignRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Sunshine State News

    Charlie Crist is throwing his name around for the Senate in 2016 but Democrats seem to want as little to do with him as possible. Not too long after Crist started talking about yet another Senate campaign, Democrats started placing their bets elsewhere.

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  14. Florida's Political Chairs: Who Is Running for Senate in 2016? Governor in 2018?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Miami New Times

    Florida law forbids a candidate's name from appearing twice on the same ballot. So if Marco Rubio ends up making a serious bid for president, he'd have to give up his seat in Congress.

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  15. Reporting: LondonJULIAN Assange at the Center of Another Diplomatic...Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    He could've picked Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to make an appeal to Hispanic voters and defuse the immigration issue. He could've picked New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte if he wanted to make a mavericky pick a la Sarah Palin.

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  16. Brasch WordsSPEARING a Tax DeductionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- A few weeks ago, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives approved what Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman called "the most fraudulent budget in American history."

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  17. Reporting: LondonJULIAN Assange at the Center of Another Diplomatic...Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    He could've picked Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to make an appeal to Hispanic voters and defuse the immigration issue. He could've picked New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte if he wanted to make a mavericky pick a la Sarah Palin.

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  18. Can Paul's straw poll streak be stopped?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The Hill

    Rand Paul's likely White House foes are looking to end his Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll hot streak. The Kentucky senator is still the frontrunner to win the annual measure of grassroots support after claiming victory for the past two years.

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  19. Allen West shows a softer side at CPACRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    A mild-mannered Allen West mingled with conservative activists Friday, posing for pictures and flashing a smile that was in short supply during his two years in Congress. The Tea Party firebrand appeared as popular as ever as he walked the halls of the Conservative Political Action Conference, though there appeared something decidedly less incendiary about the politician who was once a fixture on cable television news.

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  20. Rick Santorum Calls For Ground Troops To Fight Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Switched

    Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is considering another presidential run, called for putting 10,000 U.S. troops on the ground to fight the growth of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State. Speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee's convention in Maryland on Friday afternoon, Santorum accused President Barack Obama of failing to understand the gravity of the threat.

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